It’s one thing to soothe a cat’s stress at home — but how is that possible if your feline friend is hospitalized? After all, hospitals are notoriously busy and stressful.
Cat parents can help create a home-away-from-home feeling by bringing in their pet’s favorite food. Cozy bedding — something with a familiar scent — also helps to cushion the cage floor. Also, every cat needs a place to hide from threats and snuggle in. That feeling of safety might be fostered by covering the cage door as well. Most cats also like a perch and something to scratch. These fixtures — as well as food and water bowls — can be placed at the back of the cage for safe distance.
A roomy hospital cage can accommodate all of these normal cat comforts. After all, cat cages in veterinary hospitals have come a long way, kitty.