It’s an excellent day to be a cat owner! You’re coming home with a meowing bundle of joy in your back seat that will be a feline friend for many years. Following the following pointers will ensure that your fur-ball of joy is as happy as possible in your apartment.

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1. Groom Accordingly

One of the many joys of owning a cat is the copious amounts of fur that can be shed. To ensure that your apartment is clean and fur-free, make sure to groom your kitten at least every other day. Namely, the Furminator deshedding tool is perfect for brushing off loose cat hairs.

 

2. Establish a Comfort Space

Apartments can be a little small, but establishing a space for your cat to be comfortable is essential. For example, an empty closet or corner of the room for your cat to have a little privacy will make for a happy kitty. Additionally, a cat bed in their space could also keep your cat off your bed. This may also help you eke out a few more minutes of sleep.

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3. Keep Them Entertained

Make sure to play with your cat everyday. It is essential to the growth of your kitten. Have various toys on hand to keep your cat entertained. A scratching post is important as well. Scratching for a cat is almost as important as eating and drinking!

 

4. Litter Box Etiquette

Make sure to plant your cat’s litter box in a place in your apartment that is away from the hustle and bustle of people. For example, a quiet corner of the living room is perfect. For the welfare of your cat, the box should be private yet easily accessible.

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5. Cat-Proof Your Home

Curiosity can kill the cat, but not yours if you cat-proof your home! Especially make sure that stray strings, plastic bags, and cords are out of harm’s way. Securing pantries and cups from falling will also keep your cat safe.

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