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Yard cat, house cat

It's true - with the adoption of any Rating: home, your life changes. You will need to adapt to change, because the environment you choose to be and provide Rating: safe, and welcoming, and according to his needs. Meanwhile, the changes (you have to prepare yourself) you have to be convenient to you. In cats, for most people is still quite easy to adapt and change (although necessary) are minor.

First of all you have to evaluate the actual environment and to do so - your cat will stay out (can you yard), at home, or will have access to both environments?

If the cat will stay out, you should answer negatively questions below:

Court is accessible to other animals (dogs in particular)?
cat can find ways to leave the yard (the fence, over the fence, under it or climbing the trees in the yard)?
of other animals in the yard that could harm them (especially dogs)?
If your cat will stay in your apartment (so only at home), should be able to respond negatively to questions below:

cat outside access (windows always open and unprotected by netting house situated on the ground floor or 1st floor, etc..)?
There are electrical (especially power cables) that unprotected cat might chew them?
potentially toxic substances exist (especially insecticides) in places accessible to the cat?
of potentially toxic houseplants?

If the cat will have access both outside and inside, you will need to consider all aspects of the above and in addition, you will need to make sure the cat can enter the house or go out at any time. For this to be possible to accomplish, you can adjust the entry door in the house (there are special systems - "cat doors"). A problem arises however, if you live on the block - in this case, you should not let your cat outside to roam in and get oriented to the alternative "flat cat" for several reasons:


stray dogs or "block stray dogs" - they can be very friendly with people, but presents a real danger to cats (especially if your cat is not accustomed to beware of dog);
neighbors - some can be nice, but you never know when a "friendly" take "initiative" to get rid of the cat! Methods such persons are varied, from classic poison and ending with the best option (if you can call it that) to take the cat in her bag and "deported" somewhere far, far away;
(Not least) machines, both those on the street and the parking bloc. The latter are even more dangerous - a scared cat will seek shelter under a parked car (some are up on wheels, under the wing) - if the car owner decides to leave the place, the possibility of fatal accident cat "shelter" is great .
If you consider all the above situation and will adjust accordingly, your cat will be safe. In addition, you will have peace when you're not home, knowing that you have taken all precautions.