The essence of a happy cat is an enriching environment, which improves the quality of their lives by increased physical activity, stimulating natural behaviors, and preventing violent behavior. The facility places music to enhance the quality of the environment, and they also take requests of songs that are enjoyed by your cat. The suites have fun and interactive toys, which help them enjoy and remain happy and secure during their short stay at this place. People may require long term boarding facility because of relocation or hospital stay, and they are allowed to visit as often as they wish.
Who looks after them?
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The facility has professionals who maybe veterinary nurses or people who understand the requirements of cats. Prior to placing them here, a few clarifications are taken such if they enjoy the company of others and whether they get violent in any situation in particular. Depending on the facility that has been opted for different protocols of admission could be followed, which is done as a precaution to avoid causing any discomfort in future during the stay.
The stress of being away from the owner and in an unfamiliar environment is understandable. Thus, by providing for essentials, such as access to fresh water and proper diet, appropriate shelter and comfortable resting area, up to date with vaccinations and preventative worming & flea treatment, providing sufficient space and company of the animal's own kind, and conditions and treatment which prevent mental suffering.
Vaccination is important to prevent most of the diseases. They will be tested and vaccinated against FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus), because they will be interacting with others too. It should be kept in its own container prior to admission to avoid unnecessary delays. To ensure familiarity with the environment bringing a few of its own furnishing such as bedding helps them feel comforted in the initial period. To avoid unnecessary expenditure, treatments for fleas and worms needs to be performed otherwise they would be done at the expense of the owner.
What should be brought?
By bringing along the familiar objects from home such as toys, blankets or bedding helps them feel secure. Of course there are comfortable warm beds for them, but to help in the transition it helps to have familiar objects around. Moreover, always provide essential medical details and other dietary precautions to avoid any discomfort for them.