by Uriel 1998
Protect Your Cat By Keeping Her Inside
Should you keep you cat indoors or let her roam in nature? Pet owners worry about diminishing their cat’s quality of life by keeping her from the great outdoors. Fresh air and trees would seem to be a cat’s natural habitat But your best bet for prolonging your cat’s life and health is to keep her indoors. By providing her with a few essentials, you can keep her happy and healthy for years to come.
Outdoor cats are susceptible to a variety of diseases, including feline leukemia, rabies, FIV and peritonitis. Even inoculated cats are not 100% protected from some of these conditions, many of which are contracted through contact with other cats. In addition, abscesses can result from fights with other cats. Not only will your cat suffer from these illnesses, the vet bills can be staggering.
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