Warm And Cozy Winter For Your Cats

Tips for caring for pets

Warm And Cozy Winter For Your Cats

An old tabby cat soaks up the heat in front of a wood burning stove.

Time flies and here we are at the gates of winter again and everybody at home should start getting warm, including your kittens who should be safe during the coldest months of the year. There are crucial things to guarantee our feline friends stay warm during the coldest months of the year. You can find almost anything that you might need in these pet stores companies, so consider having a look at them if you are still missing something for your cats.You can find out more in these Costway reviews where other customers write about their experiences and satisfaction buying products for their pets and homes.

As you might know, keeping them hydrated is key, also depending on your location think about investing in a heated cat bed, you can also get a ready-made straw bale for your overgrown cat cage. Straw is a good bedding for outdoor cat shelters because it resists moisture and helps to keep them warm. Cat beds are typically equipped with a low wattage heating technology, so your cat does not run the risk of getting too warm. If running a heater all day is not an affordable option, you should invest in a small space heater.

Cats may need a blanket or a warm bed, but it is very likely that they will seek warm places for themselves. If it is constantly cool in your house and you notice that your cat is under the radiator or on your lap, you should consider buying a heated cat bed -as mentioned above- so that it can have its own reliably warm place. While the bed may be too cold for your cats to sleep comfortably all year round, they will appreciate the extra warmth during the winter months.

Bengal cats for example, usually get cold in low temperatures but homes usually don’t come close to such low degrees. It is best to keep the house above 70 degrees Fahrenheit to avoid this problem.If you have a cat outdoors, install a cat door in your garage or mudroom where it can find warmth and protection from the elements. You can also offer additional options where your cat can sleep, relax, warm up and stay safe. If you have a dog or cat that is outdoors in cold weather, you should consider feeding and watering them in the garage of your house.

As an alternative to a heated bed for cats you can try heated blankets on the bottom step. Turn the heating up and let your cat sleep like that if you think it might be cold, but try using the electric blanket on the lower level and the blanket to create a really warm bed which might not get too hot. If you have decided to invest in a bed, pick one with a fluffy, thick wool lining that will keep your cat warm the whole winter.

If you have a thin, old cat with short fur, you might want to keep the temperature a little warmer and provide a nice bed where it can curl up to escape the cold. And do not forget to play with them since movement is also important to bust not only their temperature but also their mood. Make sure your outdoor cats have something to do with nature and create a comfortable place where they can watch what is happening outside. Give your cat a lot of love and attention so that its engines run all winter long.