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Keeping an Indoor Cat Happy

Make your kitty's world safe and stimulating with these easy-to-implement tips.

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Keeping the peace when there's more than one indoor cat. If yours is a multi-cat household, be sure there's enough of everything to keep each cat happy and content. That means:

  • A litter box for every cat. Few things make a feline grumpier than waiting in line for the litter box. 
  • At least one bed or perch per cat, and be sure these are scattered throughout the house so your fuzzy companions can have alone time when they need it.
  • Multiple sources of water and food so every cat can eat or quench its thirst without fear of being ambushed by another cat.

It's in your power to give your indoor cat a good, long life. It doesn't take much, but the payoff is great: A safe, contented, and happy cat.

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Reviewed on February 26, 2010

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