Cats Make the Perfect Pet
Cats make the perfect pet I have heard the old saying that dogs are man’s best friend.
I don’t know much about dogs, but I do know a lot about cats. I have had a cat as a pet for at least 30 years. They are wonderful and I know I will always have one in my life. I think cats make the perfect pet because they are self sufficient, intelligent, and good companions. The first reason I think that cats make the perfect pet is because they are self sufficient. Cats can take care of themselves. When we take cats into our homes as pets, they don’t require much attention.
Another good example of why cats are self sufficient is because they are clean animals and they bathe themselves quite often. Cats also have a built in deodorizer in their saliva and this deodorizer always makes their fur smell nice and fresh. One more good reason that cats are self sufficient is because they do not have to be let outdoors to go the bathroom. That is because cats almost instinctively know how to use the indoor litter box. All we have to do is show them where the litter box is and they will automatically go to it every time they have to use the bathroom.Another example of how cats are self sufficient is the fact that we don’t have to play with them when they are bored. Cat’s can amuse themselves for endless hours by watching the birds play in the yard or chasing a shadow on the wall.
Another reason that cats are self sufficient is because even though indoor cats depend on us for food and water, we can leave a cat alone indoors for a few days. All that is needed to leave a cat alone is food, fresh water, and a litter box. My cat has been known to feed himself if he runs out of food.He knows where the cat food is kept, and if he is hungry he will help himself. Cats are very self sufficient and I think that this is one of the traits that make a cat the perfect pet. The second reason that cats make the perfect pets is because they are intelligent. Cats are very inquisitive and inventive creaturesAnother example of a cat’s intelligence is that some cats have a sixth sense.
They can tell if someone is sick or upset. My mother told me the story of a cat living in a nursing home that could sense death. The cat would go around and visit the patients in the nursing home. If the cat stopped and stayed in a patient’s room death was imminent. The nursing staff would contact the patient’s family and inform them of the situation. Within a few hours the patient would be dead. The cat has accurately predicted seven deaths.
It is obvious that cats are very intelligent animals. The third reason I think that cats make the perfect pet is because they are good companions. When we feel down, frustrated, or irritated a cat can come up to us and wrap around our leg or curl up in our lap and we instantly feel better. These acts of kindness seem to melt away the stress of the day. One good example of why cats make good companions is because petting and nuzzling cats has been known to lower blood pressure in humans, and a cat’s sweet soft purr can lull an insomniac to sleep in an instant.Cats also make good companions because they like to curl up next to us for a good long nap, and there is no better sleeping partner than a cat. Cats don’t care what we look like, they don’t expect anything in return, and they will always keep our feet warm! Another example of why a cat makes a good companion is because at the end of the day they will not come running up to us at the door and lick us to death like a dog.
They are just glad to see us. A meow and a flip of the tail is all that is needed to say hello. One more reason cats make good companions is because they can live long lives.If they are taken care of properly it is not uncommon for them to live into their teens or twenties. Also cats are good companions because they are soft and cuddly and easy to love. When looking for a good companion, a cat will make a wonderful choice and a lifelong friend. My love for cats goes back a long time.
In a few years I will probably become the crazy cat lady. Cats are independent and self sufficient. They are very intelligent animals and they make good companions. I think these things make the cat a perfect pet.