Why Play Is Important for Your Cat

To keep your cat interested in play, put her toys away when playtime is over. If a toy is always available, your kitty might become bored with it. Try to set aside at least 15 minutes each day for interactive play with your cat — and if she wants to play more, indulge her! If she doesn’t seem interested in playing with you, don’t force her. If you have more than one cat, make sure all of the cats have an equal opportunity to participate in the activity.

Encouraging play with your cat is an important part of keeping her happy and healthy. By helping your cat remain playful you not only help her have fun but also improve her muscle tone, agility and stamina — and strengthen the bond that you already share.

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