Kitty Boot-Camp: A Workout Plan for Your Cat

Follow these steps to increase your indoor cat’s movement.

It's a new year, and many people are incorporating changes to their diet and exercise plans into their daily routine to make reasonable changes in their lives. Does your cat need to get on a health plan too?

Consult a Veterinarian First

When you're considering a new health plan for your cat, the first thing to do is check with your veterinarian. There are a few things you'll need to know from the doctor before you proceed:

Once your vet signs off on your cat getting more exercise, you can get to work making it happen.

Increase Your Cat's Daily Movement

Some indoor cats tend to lie around a lot and aren't inclined to create their own exercise routine, especially once they're out of the kitten stage. That means you may have to encourage that extra movement to get them going. Here are some ways to increase your cat's daily activity:

You may consider doing all or some of the above things as part of your cat's exercise boot camp. Pick what you and he will both be able to stick to and make movement and fun a part of your indoor kitty's daily routine.

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