Wherever possible, you should let your cat roam free in the great outdoors. Exploring new environments gives them mental stimulation and opportunity for different kinds of exercise.
There are some risks to letting your cat outside — especially if you live near busy roads. But you can ensure your cat has a safe haven outdoors by making your garden feline-friendly. Here’s how:
Watch out for wildlife
While it’s nice to invite wildlife into your garden, it’s not a great idea when you have a natural hunter in your home. If you do want to invite squirrels or birds, make sure feeders are kept well out of the way, and fit your cat’s collar with a bell.
Be careful with ponds and water features
Your cat will probably be tempted to drink from a pond, or even go fishing. To reduce the risk of them — or any pond…
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