on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Fights with other cats
Attacks by free-roaming dogs
Infections from puncture wounds
Fleas, ticks, worms
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
Being hit by a car
Encounters with sick and possibly rabid animals
Being sprayed by skunks
Steel jaw traps
Sickness or death from eating spoiled foods or poison
Fact: Inside cats live longer, healthier lives. Cats raised indoors are perfectly content with their safer world. Any cat can get lost – even yours. YOUR cat needs a tag! Tag your cat even if it never goes outside!
One day your cat could slip through an open door and easily become lost. Don’t take a chance on losing your cat forever. Tag it with your name, address, and phone number.
The first time you put a collar on your cat, give it a catnip toy to distract attention from the new feeling of wearing a collar. Far more cats die because they get lost and their owners can’t find them, than ever get hurt from wearing a collar. Use a collar with a short piece of elastic sewn in which will stretch and let the cat escape if it gets hung up on a tree limb or fence.