PetFAQCategory: ExerciseAre there downsides to exercising a Persian cat?
mahyi11mahyi11 asked 1 year ago

Are there downsides to exercising a Persian cat?

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Best Answer Staff answered 1 year ago

Exercising your Persian cat can have many benefits, including improving their overall health and helping to prevent obesity. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when exercising your Persian cat.

First, it’s important to remember that Persian cats are a breed that is prone to respiratory issues, and they may not be as active as some other breeds. This means that you should not over-exercise your Persian cat and should be mindful of their breathing during exercise.

Second, Persian cats have long, thick coats that can become matted if they are not groomed regularly. This can be a problem if your cat is active and gets dirty, as their coat may become difficult to groom if it becomes matted. It’s important to groom your Persian cat regularly to prevent this from happening.

Finally, it’s important to keep in mind that cats are naturally solitary hunters and may not enjoy exercising with their human companions as much as dogs do. It’s important to respect your cat’s boundaries and not force them to exercise if they do not want to.

Overall, as long as you are mindful of these potential downsides and take steps to prevent them, exercising your Persian cat can be a great way to improve their health and well-being.

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