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Indoor cats

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Jenna Kiddie

Ilona Rodan


Indoor cats

Cats are increasingly being kept indoors for many reasons, for example, owners may want to protect their cats from road traffic accidents, sustaining injuries from fights with neighbouring cats, and theft. Alternatively, some owners may wish to prevent their cats preying on local wildlife. However, despite increasing the average life expectancy of cats, can an indoor life lead to ill health and mental suffering?

Why would an indoor life negatively affect cat welfare?

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What are the basic needs for my indoor cat?

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How can I simulate activities that would be displayed outside?

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What other forms of stimulation can I provide my cat with?

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Are indoor cats predisposed to any medical conditions?

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How can I reduce any stress experienced by my indoor cat?

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