Cats spend a significant portion of the day sleeping, so it’s important to keep your companion cat active whenever you can. The mental stimulation Your cat’s brain is the first step to ensuring their happiness and health. A great way to allow your cat to entertain herself is to provide toys and environments that encourage exploration. But play with your cat It’s also a great thing because it strengthens your relationship and makes both of you happier. For most cats, 20 to 30 minutes of play a day is a great time to start. (Also read: 5 tips to keep your cat mentally stimulated )
“Cats are known to love feline mint rats and yarn balls, but it’s normal for them to always get bored with the same old stuff. So here are some ways to stimulate their spirits. and relieve boredom for your kittens in a way that keeps everyone happy,” says Dr. Lior Kamara, Veterinarian and Founder of Korkivet.
- mechanical toys – ones designed to look like little rodents that will keep your cat entertained for hours. Most of these toys are battery-powered and lure your furry friends with unpredictable movements as they zigzag across the floor. Try placing obstacles in the path of the toy to increase its erratic movements and make it more interesting for your cat.
- Play hide and seek – try hiding one of the kitten’s toys under a blanket or cardboard box and watch them try to uncover hidden treasures. If you tie a toy to a string and wiggle it under a blanket or box, things get very funny.
- Blowing bubbles – you can do this outside, in a safe enclosed area or indoors and make sure to always use a non-toxic bubble solution. Your cat will try to chase the bubbles and burst them, which will also be considered a good physical exercise.
- Cat food puzzle Cats are natural foragers so keeping them indoors all the time can cause a number of unwanted health and behavior problems. Fortunately, new research shows that food puzzles can help prevent such problems by nurturing a cat’s hunter spirit and keeping them engaged and moving at the same time.
- Set up a food treasure hunt – put treats in hard-to-reach but safe places in your home and watch your cat try to get them. This kind of activity keeps their senses sharp and full, they’ll love it!
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