If you have a cat, you probably already know that cats are homebodies. Unlike dogs, who regularly go on walks and drives and new adventures, cats tend to stay at home, slinking around corners and gazing out windows. So when it’s time to take your cat to the vet, be patient with its fears and lash outs. In addition to being examined by a stranger, your favorite feline must face the car, a waiting room full of other animals, and an entirely new world of foreign sounds and smells. Just imagine taking a rocket to Mars to be inspected by aliens, and you’ll get a sense akin to what your sweet kitten feels with every trip to the vet. So how do you calm Whiskers’ nerves the next time he needs a check-up? The following is a list of tips for making your cat’s trip to the vet smoother for both you and your precious pet.
Prepare your cat for the outside world.
While your cat probably prefers lounging indoors, it’s a good idea to introduce fresh air into its daily schedule. Cat leashes are becoming more and more common and are good ways to adjust your cat to the great outdoors. Your cat likely only rides in (Read more..........)