Reasons Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors

why-your-cat-should-stay-indoors-part-i-177027004I have always been a strong advocate of keeping cats as indoor-only pets.  In this busy, overcrowded day and age, cats have more daily dangers to navigate if left outdoors for even part of the time.  City cats are faced with dodging cars, avoid neighborhood dogs and stray cats, lack of shelter from the elements plus numerous other dangers such as poisoned food or being accidently trapped somewhere.  Most indoor-outdoor cats come home with their fair share of battle wounds and illnesses.

This seems like an dangerous and unnecessary risk to take with the life of a beloved pet and family member.  I have attached some information about the wisdom of keeping your cat indoors.  Please read this information provide below:

Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors – Part I  By Dr. Ruth MacPete, DVM

Reviewed by Dr. Alexis Seguin, DVM, MS, DACVIM on Friday, April 3, 2015  Parasites, Mites, Conditions, Poison, FIV, FELV  Posted December 18, 2014 in Cat Checkups & Preventive Care

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