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Tips for Cat-Proofing Your Holiday Tree Part 2

If you’ve ever celebrated the holidays with a cat around, you know that they could easily get into trouble. 

The holidays are a tempting time for cats everywhere. With all of the decorations to play with, holiday trees to knock over and wires to chew, the holidays can be a dangerous time for cats. One of the biggest things that cat’s get into trouble with is holiday trees, which is why, in our Levittown veterinarian’s latest post, we went over a few tips to help you cat-proof your holiday tree this year. Keep reading for more helpful tips on how to keep your cat out of trouble and your holiday tree:

#4. Keep electrical cords out of reach. 

The holidays come with lots of electrical cords, and these cords happen to be the biggest threat to a cat over the holiday season. Tape around the cords that lead up to your tree or purchase a plastic cover to put over them. It’s also a good idea to make sure that the cords wrapped around your tree are properly hidden or taped to prevent chewing in case your cat is able to climb your tree.

#5. Repel your cat with different smells. 

There are many different smells that cats hate, including citrus oils and citronella. Try spraying these things lightly on your tree or around the base of your tree to repel your cat. Keep in mind that you don’t want to overdo it. The goal is to repel your cat, not you!

We have just a few more cat-proofing tips for you. Would you like to learn more? If so, please stay tuned for our next blog!




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