14. No Environmental Enrichment for Your Cat
A cat is a hunter and she needs stimulation and the opportunity for discovery. Many behavior problems are the result of a boring environment. Your cat needs interactive playtime, solo play, places to scratch, cozy hideaways for napping, elevated areas for climbing and perching, and time with YOU. She also needs to feel secure in her environment. Look around and evaluate whether your environment is really cat friendly.
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For comprehensive information on raising a well-adjusted cat and not a sour puss, refer to the best-selling book Think Like a Cat by Pam Johnson-Bennett. Be sure and check out CatWise as well. In this new book, Pam answers 150 of the most-asked cat behavior questions. Pam’s books are available at bookstores everywhere, through your favorite online book retail site and also right here on our website.
For more information on cat behavior and training, refer to the articles on our website and the best-selling books by Pam Johnson-Bennett. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior or health, contact your veterinarian. This article is not intended as a medical diagnosis nor is it a replacement for your cat’s regular veterinary care. This article is for general information purposes only.