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    Top 5 Essential Cat Supplies

    Articlepet advice guidesTuesday 27 November 2012
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    Although cats for sale are usually fairly easy to care for,especially when compared to a dog, there are still a number of cat accessoriesthat you either need, or should buy to ensure that your cat lives a happy andhealthy life. To find out more about our top 5 cat supplies, read on.

     

     

    Cat Beds

     

     

    Cat beds are essential cat accessories for a number ofreasons, first of which is that even though cats can be independent, they stilllike to have a place that they feel, safe, secure and comfortable and cat bedsprovide this. Like all cat supplies, cat beds can be as cheap or as expensiveas you want but as long as it’s comfortable, your cat should love it anyway.

     

    Scratching Posts

     

    Scratching posts are also essential cat supplies, especiallyfor cats that don’t go outside. Scratching is a form of territory marking andfor indoor cats that have nowhere to do, it they will simply choose thecurtains, the carpet or the furniture. Cat scratching posts for sale arereadily available and they are excellent cat accessories for the mentalenrichment of your cat.

     

    Cat GroomingAccessories

     

    Cat grooming is an essential part of cat ownership,especially for long haired cats. And at the very least you should have basiccat grooming accessories such as a brush but other cat supplies such as catshampoo (some cats do love water), nail clippers (one for the experts) or a cattoothbrush can prove to be excellent cat accessories.

     

    Food and Drink Bowl

     

    This may seem obvious but these are the most important catsupplies you can own. Cats need a permanent supply of water and feeding atleast twice a day. If you feed your cat dry food, keep the water bowl slightlyaway from the food bowl to avoid spillage. You can even get automated cat bowlsthat are excellent cat accessories for scheduled feeding if you are away.

     

    Cat Toys

     

    The mental enrichment of your cat is just as important asthe physical enrichment and cat toys are very good cat accessories. Catsupplies such as a mouse on a string or similar are excellent as they allowcats to practice their natural hunting instincts. Homemade cat accessories canbe just as good however; take a plastic bottle, put some treats inside and cutholes in the side only slightly larger than the treats. Your cat will have towork to get the treats.

     

    You can search for a wide range of cat accessories for salehere on ClickPets.

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