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    How to Walk Your Cat on a Leash... Safely


    While there are a ton of (easy, and not-so-easy) things you can do for indoor environmental enrichment, some cats have the personality and interest for, and can also benefit from safe outdoor enrichment, such as leash walking. Taking your cat for walks can be a novel and fun way to give them the mental stimulation and physical exercise that so many cats crave and need, without letting them loose as an outdoor cat (which significantly reduces their life expectancy, as compared to indoor-only cats).  

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    Topics: Cat Behavior, Clicker Training, Capturing Behavior, Outdoor cats

    Photo Credit: Preventive Vet

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