International Cat Day is celebrated worldwide on February 17th. They say having a cat at home improves life. A scientifically proven fact: cats help you feel good. Stroking a cat, for example, causes an immediate feeling of relaxation. This is due to the release of oxytocin, the happiness hormone. Many peaches who have a cat at home also claim to sleep better in the company of their four-legged friend. It seems that cat sleep is contagious. But it's not just relaxation that predominates at home when you have a cat. We know that these animals love to be the master and that coexistence is not always easy. This is why the experts of the Habitissimo portal give below some tips for decorating a house with cats and surviving life in common.
Cats love high places. They feel very comfortable being able to observe everything that happens at home. An excellent way to satisfy their desire is to place a bookcase on top of the wall (leaving less than half a meter from the ceiling). In this way we can store things there that are not needed daily while cats can rest in this privileged place.In addition to the library, it is advisable to place several shelves on the wall at different levels to create a sort of ladder through which cats can climb in their moments of fun. When choosing the sofa, it is necessary to take into account that if cats are not used to using a scraper they will probably let off steam by scratching the sofa. If you have decided not to use a scraper, the advice is to re-cover the sofa.
A great idea is also to install a cat flap in the house or a small private entrance for your cat so that he is free to enter and exit. Usually if you have a terrace or garden the cat flap from towards these spaces. Once you have decided to install one, it is important to evaluate which material to make the opening and seek advice from a specialist.