In order for you to give the quality care your cat needs, you should not just rely on basic cat materials and supplies. Rather, you should give them the best products that will maintain and improve their health. Cat supplies range from the most basic to the most complex yet very useful products.
The most basic need of the cat is food. You should give cat foods that are nutritious and with less calories. There is a wide range of cat foods available in the market and online. You may also give food supplements and vitamins, but make it a point to consult the veterinarian first before actually giving any. Cat foods include sea foods, beef, turkey, chicken, and many more. In trying what’s best for your cat or for allergies, give one variety in a duration of 1 week. Food trays or bowls should be used and may be partnered with a placemat.
Provide the best grooming accessories for your cat. Make sure to have a supply of the following: hairbrush (or grooming glove), pet nail clipper, fingertip toothbrush and specially flavored toothpaste. A bathing brush, pet shampoos and a deshedding tool could also be useful.
Let’s get rid of fleas by using medicated shampoos or powder against flea! There are also cat collars with chemicals in it to help control and eliminate flea. However, these products should be used cautiously and moderately as they may produce skin irritations if not used as prescribed.
Other cat accessories that cat owners will find very useful include cat beds, collars, carriers, doors, fences, houses, leashes, litter boxes, toys and trees. Cat beds are usually cushioned and comfortable to use, which encourage your cat to sleep on it instead of your bed. A cat collar should be worn at all times. It may be made of leather or nylon and has different styles, colors and designs.
Cat carriers are usually made of metal, plastic or cardboard. The cardboard one is not recommended for long travels at it easily gets damaged when wet. Cat doors are useful equipment to enable your cat exit and enter the house without needing someone to open the door for her/him. It ranges from the simple cat flap to the most high tech doors that use electronic devices or microchips.
With an ordinary fence, it is easy for the cat to get over your fence and cross the roads. However, cat fences are now available which is designed to prevent the cat from going out of the enclosed lawn. Cathouses are also needed to give the cat a comfortable and safe den outside the house.
Leashes should be used with a harness and not attached to the collar. Cat litter boxes come in a variety of styles and materials that absorb undesirable odor from their stool and urine.
Cat toys are useful for exercise and entertainment. Select toys that are simple, inexpensive, and most especially, safe. Lastly, if you have a problem with your cat scratching on your furniture, you may want to get a cat tree. It is designed to encourage the cat scratch on them instead of your furnishings.