All About Cats Veterinary Hospital knows that cats do not always take kindly to change. That's why our cat hospital in Las Vegas takes important steps to ensure your pet's safety no matter what is happening in your personal life. Here are a few ways to minimize your cat's stress during a move. Taking these steps is a great way to keep your cat comfortable even as you change homes.
Acquaint Your Cat with a Carrier
In the first days of packing up your place, we recommend introducing your cat to his or her carrier. This will make it much less stressful for your pet to see a carrier on moving day. Leave it out so your cat can get used to being in or around the carrier.
Maintain Your Cat's Routine
We understand that moving can be a hectic experience, but it's important to try to maintain your pet's routine as much as possible. When your pet is able to stick to a routine during the moving process, you can diminish potential stress on both you and your cat.
Contain Your Cat During Moving
When it is time to move, make sure that you have a special place for your cat to go. A room with a litter box and water should be sufficient as you move your belongings out. This prevents your cat from getting out of the house.
Set Up Your Cat's Space First
As soon as you get to the new space, make sure your cat is set up first. Provide food, water, and a litter box. This will prevent stress as you move the rest of your items into the home. It is often a good idea to keep your pet in a single room for the first day or so after moving in.
Contact Us for Quality Cat Care in Las Vegas
Our team at All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to providing cats the care they need to live healthy and happy lives. Contact us to meet with one of our cat veterinarians to discuss ways to make your move as stress-free as possible for you and your animal.