An unfortunate myth about pet ownership is that the cats don’t require any attention from their owners and can simply be left to fend for themselves all day, every day. This episode is focused on correcting that false assumption.
Dr. Samantha Nieves joins us to talk about cat enrichment, why it is important and how listeners can create their own enrichment opportunities. She also shares with listeners about the numerous tricks she has taught her own cat Kota. And we learn a little something about SPAM as a random aside. Here are links to information we talked about today:
Ohio State University put together these fantastic Guidelines for Cat Owners
Environmental Needs Guidelines from the American Association of Feline Practitioners Design your own Food Puzzle For Cats You know you want to learn more about the SPAM Museum in Austin, Minnesota.
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