If you allow your cats to roam freely outside, it is likely that they will catch mice and birds. You will likely wake up to find the remnants of various rodent and bird parts on your doorstep on many mornings. It is not a pleasant way to begin the day. In this article, we will explain why it happens and how to stop cats from catching birds and mice.
Questions About Cats
The best way to get a cat to come out of hiding outdoors is to appeal to their heightened senses and natural curiosity. You can do this through familiar smells, favorite foods, and gentle voice tones. Perhaps your cat is hiding in the bushes, has climbed a tall tree or is tucked away underneath a parked car. Regardless of the hiding place, you need to ensure that they have not sustained an injury before you attempt […]
You should pick up your cat gently when they are in the right mood. You can sense when a cat doesn’t want to be picked up. Knowing when to leave them alone minimizes your risk of getting bitten or scratched by your cat. Remain patient and never force the issue. Although cats are affectionate, they sometimes show their ‘love’ in a not-so-loving way. While a puppy would love to be picked up and warmly embraced, […]
Cats seek refuge under cars for shelter, safety, and sleep. Unfortunately, cats often fail to appreciate the risk posed by a parked car, van or truck. If you find a cat underneath a vehicle, you should do everything that you can to persuade them to move to a safer place. People are often busy or distracted, so they fail to perform the necessary safety checks before driving their car away before work or taking the kids […]
Getting a cat down from a tree without a ladder requires patience and guidance. Talking to your cat in a gentle tone and coaxing them to follow your instructions with food can work well. How you act and what you say is crucial during this time as cats can be really stubborn creatures. You may have found that your cat has gone missing for days and then you spotted him/her stuck in a tree. In […]
Intense pain, redness, and inflammation are the common symptoms of a cat bite infection. Being bitten by a cat can be serious and should be regarded as such, but never take any chances with potentially infected bites. They will typically worsen if not treated promptly. Just because you do not see external damage to the skin does not mean there is no cause for concern. Infections are due to bacteria entering the body rather than […]