Ways In Which We Can Keep Our Cats Engaged
Creature Companions|November 2020
You might think why do cats need to be engaged when they spend 14–16 hrs sleeping and are considered to be a solitary animal. Though it is true, cats still need to be engaged in the remaining time. They do get bored and require time to play, exercise, groom, and so on.
Fatema Siamwala

There are several ways in which you can keep your cat engaged however engagement activities you choose depend on your cat’s personality, age, breed, and number of cats at home.

First step is to establish your cat’s interest; basis which you can opt for the best engagement activity. You can then follow a schedule to keep your cat engaged.

Here I’m sharing the most common engaging activities

PLAYTIME AND EXERCISE

Kittens are playful and will utilize all their time and energy in playing. However, when it comes to adult or senior cats you may need to lure them to play.

Playtime helps them get the required exercise and also increases the bond between both of you. If your cat does not get enough exercise, they will start gaining weight (especially, a neutered/spayed cat) and will lead to health-related issues. Therefore, it is essential to schedule at least an hour of playtime in your cat’s daily routine.

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