By Carly Newton
Every cat is different, and it’s important to figure out what your cat does and does not like — this can apply to foods, toys, beds, etc. Most cats have varying degrees of personalities and interests, and as someone who has four cats, I can attest to this.
My cats have always loved water. It’s a basic essential need for them, and most cats probably like water, but mine are obsessed with it. I would put a bowl of water down, and within a couple of hours, it would be half-gone. They were drinking so much that I knew I needed to get something else for them. That’s when I discovered the water fountain for cats.
At just $26.99, this fountain provides cats with constant access to fresh water. My 18-year-old cat loves this fountain, and as cats age, it’s important they stay hydrated. Your cats will love this once they realize how to use it. It took my cats a few hours to get used to it.
Like most cats, all four of mine enjoy sleeping and being comfortable. I wanted to get them something that would match my bed-set while also being enjoyable for them. So, when I came across some cat beds that were pink, fuzzyand soft, I knew I had to get them.
These cat beds were a great purchase. I bought three, and all of my cats love them. I got the large pink size which isn’t available anymore, but the next closest is the medium size. The beds are available in light grey, grey, pink and white. The medium-sized beds are $18.88 right now, and the small-sized beds are $17.88.
Another popular item that cat owners should look into is a cat tree. I was hesitant to get one for a while because I wasn’t sure if my cats would actually use it or not. One of my cats likes to climb a lot so I got it for her thinking she would enjoy it but she didn’t. Luckily, one of my cats who is also a climber, took to it real quick. I’ve read that cats enjoy the height and if you think your cats would too, a cat tree is for you.
I can’t find a link to the specific cat tree I bought for $100, but I got mine from Petsmart and they have many good choices to choose from for your cats that aren’t as expensive.
If any of your cats are older, I suggest buying some pet stairs for them. I got my stairs from Tjmaxx, but Chewy is a great site for all things pet-related as well. These stairs make it much easier for older cats to climb up on furniture or anything else. My cats love my bed, and a couple of years ago I realized my older cat was having a tough time getting up on my bed. So, I bought pet stairs for him to use and he loves them. The stairs have made his life easier and even my younger cats use them.
These are some items I believe every cat owner should get for their cats. Even though I consider my cats spoiled, I think these items have improved their quality of life. They’re definitely worth it for any cat owner who is looking to make their cat happier.