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If Your Cat Had Thumbs

There’s a pretty fun and whimsical pet holiday coming up: March 3rd is It Pets Had Thumbs Day! Our feline friends are very curious and mischievous. They can also be, well, a bit bratty at times. What do you think your kitty would do if she suddenly grew opposable thumbs? A Georgetown, IN vet lists a few ‘pawsible’ options below.

Put The Dog Out

Cats and dogs sometimes become the best of friends. However, at other times they can become jealous and competitive of each other. Fluffy may very well open the door for your Fido … and then lock it behind him.

Ransack … Everything

Cats are very nosy little furballs. Fluffy would probably be more than happy to go through your drawers, cupboards, and closets. She likely wouldn’t be too worried about covering her tracks, either. You may come home to find all of your belongings in piles, and your kitty sleeping peacefully atop a small mountain of soft clothes.

Fridge Raid

Kitties aren’t as finicky as dogs are, but they do still enjoy special treats. Your feline pal may want to sample everything you have in your fridge. Of course, she’d probably discard half of it, because that’s just something cats would do.

Appointment Cancellations

Fluffy will both look and feel better with proper care, but it’s probably safe to say that she would rather take another nap than come visit us. We may suddenly find our schedules cleared of kitty appointments!

Outdoor Sports

Fluffy is a predator by nature, and she’s instinctively driven to go after smaller critters. If your furball suddenly grew thumbs, she may try to amp up her hunting skills by using some equipment. Any nets or fishing poles you have lying around quickly go missing!

Online Ordering

If Fluffy could use thumbs, she may also try her paw at buying things online. Some things we suspect may end up in her cart? Kitty furniture, live fish, scratching posts, treats, smoked salmon, catnip, comfy beds, cat enclosures, lots of live plants, and basically anything that comes in a box. Your furry buddy may also get a few random things that make you scratch your head, such as nail polish sets or Funko pops.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if ever we could be of assistance. As your Georgetown, IN veterinary clinic, we are here to help!

5 Things Your Cat Can’t Resist

If you have a kitty, you’ve probably noticed that our feline pals all have their own purrsonalities. Some cats are chatty and cuddly, while others are quiet and aloof. However, all of our furry friends do have some common likes and dislikes. Read on as a local Floyds Knob, IN vet lists some of the things that Fluffy just can’t resist.

Boxes

Fluffy’s box obsession may just be one of her most adorable quirks. If you put a box down in front of your feline friend, there’s a pretty good chance that she’ll immediately hop into it. The official explanation for this cute habit is that cats feel safe and secure in small spaces. However, kitties often hop into boxes that are really just squares of tape on the floor.

Sunbeams

We’re fairly certain that cats don’t actually run on solar power. However, they certainly do love to soak up some sun. There’s a pretty good chance that your furry little buddy takes at least some of her daily naps in her favorite sunbeam.

Sheet-Changing Time

Does your kitty lend you a helping paw when it’s time to change the sheets? Cats of all ages often try to help their owners out with this chore. Fluffy may not actually be all that useful, but this funny quirk is still super cute.

Knocking Things Off Counters

Cats often just can’t seem to stop themselves from smacking small objects off tables and counters with their paws. This may be Fluffy’s way of demanding attention. Or, maybe she thinks she’s helping with the housework. (Here’s an interesting note: if your feline overlord uses her right paw to do this, she’s right-pawed. If she uses her left, then your furry pal is a lefty.)

That Little Red Dot

Fluffy has been trying to catch this elusive prey for years, without much luck. You’d think that our feline buddy would get tired of trying, but that just hasn’t happened yet. Apparently, kitties think that mysterious red spot is a truly worthy adversary! In any case, holding a laser pointer for your furball to chase is a great way to help keep your frisky pet active, and spend some quality time with her.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, your local Floyds Knob, IN pet hospital, for all of your cat’s veterinary care needs. We are here to help!