PetFAQCategory: ExerciseWhat type of exercise is suitable for cats?
mrscorpio1187mrscorpio1187 asked 1 year ago

What type of exercise is suitable for cats?

1 Answers
Best Answer Staff answered 1 year ago

Cats are natural hunters and they generally enjoy activities that allow them to stalk, chase, and pounce on things. Here are some ideas for exercises that you can do with your cat:

* Hide and seek: Hide treats or toys around your home for your cat to find. You can also hide behind a door or piece of furniture and let your cat find you.
* Laser pointer: Cats love chasing laser pointers. Just be sure to not shine the laser in your cat’s eyes and to end the game before your cat becomes frustrated.
* Play with interactive toys: There are many toys available that allow your cat to play and exercise independently. These include toys that mimic prey (such as feather wands), puzzle toys that dispense treats, and scratching posts.
* Practice tricks: You can teach your cat simple tricks like “sit,” “stay,” and “come.” This will provide mental and physical stimulation and strengthen the bond between you and your cat.
* Go for a walk: Some cats enjoy going for walks on a leash and harness. This can be a great way for your cat to get some fresh air and explore new surroundings. Just be sure to introduce the harness and leash slowly and to always supervise your cat while they are outside.

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