Wellness

Bored Cat?


13 ways to entertain your cat

1. Leaving a trail of treats that lead to a hidden reward, such as a piece of chicken

2. Hanging a few unreachable mobiles around the home

3. Placing a few unbreakable mirrors around the home at floor level

4. Leaving a feather on the floor

5. Getting a ten-gallon fish tank with a secure lid, and stocking it with goldfish

6. Leaving a curtain partially open

7. Rubbing a piece of cheese on a windowsill

8. Hiding a sprig of catnip

9. Setting up a multi-leveled, carpeted “kitty condo” in the living room

10. Leaving a few veterinarian-approved cat toys out

11. Enticing your cat to play with a cat “teaser” wand

12. Leaving out a small pot of wheat grass

13. Dropping a frozen cube of broth into her water dish

These are just a few enrichments you can try: come up with some of your own and share them with us in the comments down below or on social media!

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5 Comments

  • Laura Weismann

    I read the article about ways to detoxify your cat but it doesn’t go about saying how and is there a way to introduce all of them or how would you ever choose?

  • Jean

    I thought cats weren’t supposed to have cheese.

  • Janice Lemay

    Put a bird feeder outside so kitty can watch birds.

  • Lisa casoli

    Took a child size sock added catnip inside and tied in a Knot tight,and tossed it around. also used a good sized ball or aluminum foil sprayed it with catnip and wheat grass she loved both my cat absolutely loves things filled with catnip

  • Teresa L

    I took a liter size water bottle, removed label, cut treat size holes with exacto knife and filled with dry food and treats. My Russian Blue, Gage, pushes it, paws it and rolls it around all day to get treats, he loves this toy!

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