How do you have fun with your cat? Play, play with your cat. Enjoy their funny expressions, and the way that a cat can play with items that you would never think about using. You have to especially careful with a young cat because kittens enjoy dangerous play. Your kitten will play with anything. You will need to keep dangerous items like string, plastic bags, items small enough for it to swallow, and just about everything else away from your kitten, You must do this because you will not always be near watching over him. Some say that the only thing known to mankind that can keep up with a kitten is … another kitten. Playing with the kitten will help burn off that energy. You have to teach your kitten that your hands are not toys. If he does not learn this lesson, you could live with unpleasant results when he grows up and develops full-sized teeth and claws.
When you play with your cat you are helping him to maintain a healthy weight. The cat gets an opportunity to resolve aggressive tendencies. Your cat, especially if he is shy, will gain confidence. It is a good way for a new pet to get used to a new home. Your cat also gets to improve his hunting skills. He gets to seek the target, make a stealthy approach, pounce with conviction, and relish the victory.
Let your cat show you when he is ready to play. Do not even try to force your cat to play with you. Try different ways to get your pet interested in a play session. Try to be creative and your cat will be amused with your attempts. If you dim the lights your cat may like it because cats like to hunt in the dark. Keep trying to play with your pet and once you will know when he is ready to play. Do not make the play too easy just let your cat enjoy it. Soon he will come in pouncing, let him win and enjoy his victories. The play sessions will allow you to strengthen the relationship. The play will make his toys come to life. If you have more than one cat, play with humans will help the cats get along. Any jealousies will be forgotten in a vicious play session.
Do not forget to give your pet a lot of praise and give out a lot of trips during and after the session. Your cat will really look forward to the next session of play. Keep playing with the cat and keep watching the bond between you grow, prosper and thrive.