Although the subject of behavioral enrichment, or mental enrichment, is often focused on the needs of our canine companions, it’s also vital to feline health and well-being. From obesity to unwanted “marking” and scratching, there are many problems that can develop in cats when mental and physical opportunities are limited.
The Secret Lives of Cats
While it seems like a cat snoozing in the sun couldn’t possibly want anything more than to lay around all day, you may be surprised. Cats are complex creatures who require outlets to express normal feline behaviors, such as stalking and pouncing.
As you may have witnessed with your own fur friend, cats are born to move. In fact, their bodies are designed to leap up to 5-7 times their height, and they can reach speeds of more than 30 miles per hour.