If you want to live with cats or pet a cat, you should undertake some responsibilities since the cats are full of action and pretty love the outdoor places like balcony/garden. Besides, it is better to keep in mind that cats have a high rise syndrome which means they can fall from high balconies or windows.
In this sense, of course, you should pay more attention to keep your balcony or garden safe and entertaining so that you will be able to prevent your cats from being injured.
Some Safety Instructions
You should follow some safety decoration instructions for your cats. As a first thing, you can build a patio in your balcony or garden for your cat (Catio). There are different types of catio in which your cats will be having a good time safely. Additionally, you can put some amusing toys into the catio like diggers, walking or climbing path and hammock. Because of these accessories, your cats will have a good time and keep their natural skills. Apart from buying or building catio, you can turn your balcony into a catio as well. So then, you will need one of the following; a bird netting, fish netting, chicken wire or play safe porch guard to make your outdoor place safer for your cats. Also, you can turn these materials into decorative curtains for your balcony. For extra safety, you should train your cat to wear a harness.
Herb Garden Ideas
In addition to those steps mentioned above, you should create a herb garden for your cats because they pretty like to see a small patch of grass, some eatable plants, shady and sunny spots to sleep, high spots to watch and some sands or soil in gardens and balconies. For the purpose of creating a beautiful herb garden, it would be better to know much about cat-friendly plants first. Catmint or lemongrass (aphrodisiac), catnip (stress reliever), mint (for digestive problems), rosemary (natural flea repellent) and thyme (shooting effects) are the some of plants that cats like. With the help of these plants, your cats will enjoy having time in outdoor places.
Caution: Please be careful about plants that can be poisonous for cats such as flame lily, tiger lily, azalea, daffodils, sago palm, oleander, and cyclamen.
These ideas will inspire you to decorate your garden or balcony for your lovely cats. Hope you will enjoy these ideas pretty much.
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