Outside Cat Enclosure

If you are going to be putting your male "Tom" cat in an outside cat enclosure it is good to understand that male cats are a very interesting animal and not easily controlled. Generally they will be more aggressive especially with other male cats, and your male cat likes to mark his territory by urinating and not only is your male generally more independent but will most likely try to disappear from time to time.

Whenever there are any nearby female cats in heat your male will find the urge to mate irresistible. To be fair though, it should be noted that apart from the ability and drive to breed many male cats are really no different personality wise, from female ones. Male cat that are at the age of six or seven months, generally begin seeking females. This however, can bring on a lot of problems since, when cats go out they end up getting together with other cats that may have health problems and your feline sometimes ends up hurt or stuck with a disease that has been passed on to them. To avoid these situations, neutering is the cat housebest option. Neutering not only takes care of the problem but it also makes the cat stay home a lot more, which takes care of other problems, like getting infected from stray cats. Many veterinarians suggest neutering your "Tom" and for the most part I agree. If you plan on keeping your cat in an outside cat enclosure then getting him "fixed" really is a very good idea and one that will allow you to sleep more securely at night. Remember that cats are very smart creatures and can learn to manipulate door handles and simple latches with ease. So be sure to put some locking device on your cat's enclosure if you want to be sure that he won't make a rerun of "The Great Escape."

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