Here’s How To Keep Your Cat Happy On Halloween

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Halloween doesn’t have to be a scary time for cats and we here at Cat Eyes want to help you keep your furry friend super happy on the scariest night of the year.

The first thing you should remember is that you know your cat better than anyone, meaning you know how she reacts in stressful situations. Felines love their routine and Halloween is that time of the year when their world becomes uncomfortably unfamiliar.

Indoor cats won’t notice much of what’s happening outside, but indoor-outdoor cats could experience some serious stress during the festivities. For this reason, you should keep your cat indoors at least one week before Halloween night because many people start celebrating days in advance. This would also be the perfect opportunity to tell you to consider keeping your fluffball indoors all the time because indoor cats live much longer and are not faced with all the dangers of the outside world.

When the big day arrives, lock your cat in one of your rooms and make sure that they have everything they need there, including some super cute Halloween toys. You should keep their minds occupied with something they love to distract them from all the noise – some cats like toys, others enjoy music and cat videos. Like we already said, you know your cat so act accordingly.

Most importantly, spend time with your kitty. They need to know that they are not being restricted to one room as some form of punishment. Show them you love them and that there’s nothing to be afraid of.

However, if you or other family members are all dressed up in frightening costumes, you might want to leave your cat alone. This is fun and games to you, but it’s a terrifying experience for your cat. The same goes for Halloween parties. If you are throwing one, lock the room in which your cat is and tell your guests not to let the cat out.

It almost goes without saying, but don’t decorate your house with candles if you have a cat. Don’t let your cat eat your decorations and prevent them from consuming Halloween candy because chocolate is poisonous to cats.