8 Ways to Have a Good Time on Your Cat's Birthday

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When it comes to their cats' birthdays and anniversaries, pet owners might go all out. Cats not only display unconditional love and devotion (well, sometimes), but they also give their owners the gift of enhanced heart health, according to study. So now is the moment to express gratitude. To entertain your cat, have a party with floating balloons. Watch your favorite furry family member run crazy capturing and popping all the balloons as you relax. Keep a watch on your cat to ensure it isn't startled by the popping balloons.


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    Choose the Perfect Present

    A homemade cat toy

    With such a large selection of to choose from, finding or even making a brand-new birthday present for your feline companion should be simple. There's no better excuse than a birthday to add some new items to an already full play basket, whether it like active toys or something to snuggle up with. Make a new for a special birthday gift if you're handy.

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    Treat Your Cat to Catnip


    Give your cat to celebrate happy hour with it. Catnip may be given to your cat in a variety of forms, including toys, bubbles, and fresh leaves. Make a soft toy with this free, easy design for a special occasion like your cat's birthday. If you've never fed to your cat before, try placing a few dried leaves on a toy or climbing tower to observe how it reacts.

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    Have a Portrait Taken


    You've most likely taken several selfies and weird images of your pet. Have a professional image made of your cat with and without you and your family to commemorate your cat's special day. Over time, you'll appreciate having a crisp, clear professional portrait of your cat. You may probably discover a local pet photographer that can make this souvenir with a little investigation.

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    Create a Cake for Your Cat


    Your cat's appetite will be whetted by a special birthday treat, such as these simple no-bake fish cakes. You might want to try a mouthful of one as well. You'll need a few pantry staples and a willing feline companion.

    • Mix drained white albacore tuna, diced chicken, and pureed sweet potato in a large bowl. If your mixture is a little watery, add a teaspoon of rice flour to absorb excess liquids.
    • Use a small cookie cutter to create little round cakes from the mixture. If you'd like to add a topping of frosting, pipe plain mashed potatoes (no butter or cream) on top of the fish cakes.

    Remember, this treat is for a special occasion only. You should refrain from regularly feeding human food to your cat and watch for possible stomach upset when feeding anything out of the norm.

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    Pamper Your Cat


    Celebrate your cat's birthday quietly with little pampering. On your cat's birthday, spend extra time playing with him or her. Massage your cat, which is especially beneficial for an older cat. Inquire with your doctor about a holistic pet masseuse who will come to your home. As a birthday present, get your cat a new, extra-comfy bed. Nothing makes a cat happier than curling up on a nice bed for a long, satisfying snooze.

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    Go on an Adventure


    Is your indoor cat wishing for some fresh air? Take advantage of your cat's birthday to try something new and go for a walk outside. Get a that fits your cat appropriately. Allow your cat to roam freely within your house while wearing the harness. Continue to praise your cat and be gentle with it as it adjusts to the harness. Introduce your cat to the outdoors gradually in a secure, contained place away from other pets. Then take your mini-tiger on an adventure.

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    Celebrate for a Good Cause


    Make your cat's birthday special by celebrating it in a charitable manner. Consider giving to a charity in your cat's name instead of buying new toys and goodies for it. Check with local shelters to discover what supplies they require, and invite your cat's favorite humans to a get-together with a contribution of pet food, toys, or a blanket, for example. Use your cat's birthday to raise animal welfare awareness on social media. Contact an animal cancer research fund or a GoFundMe page for a cat shelter in need. When it comes to choosing worthy causes for cats, the sky is the limit.


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