How your cat feels in our modern life
- Cats have natural needs linked to their feline nature.
- Cats are territorial animals. They like to feel in control of their environment.
- They want to freely access any part of their territory. This is especially important for essentials like eating, toileting, resting, and playing.
- Cats are also rather solitary animals. They do not easily share their territory and their essentials with other cats.
How can modern life conflict with cats’ natural needs?
Our modern lifestyle involuntarily often conflicts our cats' needs.
Read below the 5 cats’ essential needs that can be frustrated
Most of us cat lovers live in an apartment. This can be small, with limited or no access to a garden. This is just the opposite of what cats prefer!
Cats are rather solitary and their own boss. While a pet cat cannot decide where and when they can find food for example. Especially if they have to live with another cat mate.
Cats are calm animals who like routine and never be surprised. Conversely, our modern lives resonate with variety and loud noises.
4 Escape ways
Cats do not like to be constrained. Facing a closed door or window or even another pet or a child on their way represents a challenge for them.
Cats like stability, and nothing more than in their home. On the opposite, most of us enjoy traveling and discovering new locations!