Cats as a Pet


Cat can be a wonderful, loving, playful and popular choice as a pet. Cats are ideal companions for people who work full time or live in an apartment. They catch love from people because they are so cute and adorable. About 25 percent of U.S households have these cute furry babies as a live-in friend.

Here are some reasons why cats make the absolute best pets.

Cats help kids to Learn

Having a cat develops a big difference in a child’s life. They develop motor skills quickly. They become responsible person by taking care of their cats. They learn how life is precious, they learn that living things can die, and this is one of the hardest lesson. Cats can make terrific best friend. Cats teach kids to interact with others properly.

Cats teach children valuable life lessons like responsibility, trust, compassion, respect and patience. Children know that cats will love and accept them unconditionally, which builds their self-respect. Cats have many positive effects on children. Having a cat kids can learn social skills.

Cats help children with autism to improve their social skills by teaching them sympathy and selflessness.

Cats are Ideal Apartment Pets

Many apartments allow cats because they are quite, so they do not wake up the neighbours when someone rings your doorbell and your neighbours also will not bother their meows.

Cats use litter box and don’t need to be taken outside for pee or exercise. It is easier to keep a cat in upper level apartment than a dog as well, as you will not need to bring it down the stairs multiple times in a day.

Cats also take up less space so they feel happy to live in an apartment.

Cats Cost Less to Care

The initial adoption fee of cats and kittens is mostly less than that of dogs. Most importantly, cat food, cat toys, and other cat supplies are also generally cheaper than the equivalent for dogs. Cats are smaller in size so require fewer purchases.

Vet care and trips to groomer is also often less expensive for cats. Cats love to play toys that don’t cost anything, for example cardboard box, empty shoe box, luggage bags, silicone bracelets or jug rings.

Cats are Low Maintenance Pet

In some cases this is true, cats are often seen as low maintenance pet. Cats are much more self-sufficient than other pets, and require very little from humans. Cats don’t require to be taken outside multiple times a day for bathroom and exercise walks. Cats don’t need as much training as dogs.

When you have this companion, of course, it is extremely important to keep them healthy and happy. For this visit the veterinarian routinely.

Have Playful Moods

Cats can be excellent pet because they are loving and have playful moods. They enjoy the company of humans. They love to play with their humans and alone also. Since they don’t hunt for their food, they have an abundance of energy stored up and release it through playing.

Cats are Intelligent House Pet

Cats are one of the smartest creatures in the animal kingdom. Cats have 300 million neurons in her body and can follow simple puzzles to get food, but if the puzzle is unsolvable, dogs look to their owners for help while cats continue trying.

Can Be Left Alone Longer

Cats can be left home alone all day while you are at work without any worry because cats love having the house themselves. Cats love to sleep whenever they are bored.

Cats likely suffer less separation anxiety, so they can tolerate being home for longer time without their humans. If you leave enough food and water, and enough litter boxes, they will be just fine for a whole day on their own.

Cats are Clean Animal

Cats are so good at keeping themselves clean, they spend much of their time grooming themselves. A normal cat spend 50% of his waking time on self-grooming.

You will rarely have to bath your feline friends because they like to groom themselves. Compared to dogs, cats tend to smell much better because they don’t go outside and roll in unpleasant things. Cats usually feel softer and cleaner than other animals when you pet them.

Cats are Quiet

Cats are quiet by nature, even the loudest meows are much quieter than most barks. Even when your cat is trying her hardest to annoy you, her meow sounds are sweet. Your neighbours will never complain about your cat meowing too much.

Cats are Easy to Potty Trained

Cats are naturally minded to go to the bathroom in sand and dirt so once you show them where the litter box is, they will use it usually right away. Even kittens can be potty trained very quickly and easily as this is their natural behaviour. Most kittens already know how to use the litter tray as you bring them home because they have learnt from observing their mother. Kittens mostly start learning to use the litter box at 3 or 4 weeks of age without any tough training. Cats can be trained to use the human toilet and flush also.

Cats are Excellent Companions

Cats like to be where their beloved humans are. Cats like to sit quietly near their favourite humans while they work or read a book. There is nothing better than a cat purring on your lap after long exhausted day. Their smooth fur touch fills us with enormous joy and peace. Their lovely behaviours always brings smile on our face.

Cats are great roommates, they make us feel happy by their cute eyes and their activities. They don’t make noise while whenever we are alone they make sure that we never feel bad instead they make delightful sounds, which relax our senses.