In a small space, your cat will need a lot of freedom to explore. This means no areas are off-limits. (NewsUSA)
Keep kitty happy in a small home
(NewsUSA) As more and more people move or look to minimize and simplify their lives, small-space living is on the rise. This trend toward scaling back is great news for cat lovers. But sharing your small home with a cat isn’t without its challenges. Learn how to ensure you and your feline friend live in harmony when space is at a premium.
Give kitty a ‘territory’
By nature, cats are territorial, just like their wild counterparts. Domestic cats don’t need acres of grassland to roam, but they should have a special place in your small home. Let your cat pick his or her favorite spot — perhaps a windowsill, a high perch or a dark hiding spot — and set up a comfy bed or blanket. Intrusions from either humans or other pets should be kept to a minimum in this area.
Forget about ‘off-limits’
In a small space, your cat will need a lot of freedom to explore. Expect furniture, tables or even kitchen countertops to be a part of his or her territory. Store food, breakables and anything else you don’t want your cat to get into behind closed cabinet doors so your cat can roam free.
Cat litter for tight quarters
The litter box can be the trickiest part of sharing a small home with a cat. You need a litter that delivers powerful odor control and makes it easy to keep the box clean. World’s Best Cat Litter harnesses the concentrated power of corn for long-lasting performance and keeps odor under control even in the tightest spaces.
Cats can be perfect pets for people living in small spaces. All it takes is a little planning and compromise to keep everyone purring and content!