Reducing cat anxiety in the new home
I experimented before making that drive to see what my cat responded to.
Moving an animal is always difficult. My cat doesn’t travel well. I pay extra to have the vet come to my home since he freaks out in the car. I knew when I bought a house an hour down south it was going to be difficult. Not only the car ride, but the new house would be tough. I read online on how to make a cat happy in a new home. I set up a bedroom with all my cats stuff in there. Everything had his scent on it and I needed to quarantine him in the room for two days. Then I needed to open up the house slowly over a period of two weeks to get him used to it. I then needed to keep him indoors for two months before I started letting him go outside. I knew it was going to be a stressful time for my cat. The drive and the new home was going to be tough. I went to my local dispensary and found pet CBD products. CBD is a good anxiety aid. I was relieved there were tons of local pet CBD products to choose from. I bought sprays, cat treats, sticks and oils that might work on my cat. I experimented before making that drive to see what my cat responded to. For the drive to the house I sprayed a CBD lavender scent all over his carrier to soothe him on the ride. I also got a cat treat with CBD that he could lick the entire way there to soothe him. Once he got into the house I started doling out cat treats with CBD in them. It was a long two months but my cat made it and is happy in his new home.