Is your kitty fond of toilet paper or tissues? Do they unroll toilet papers or pull out an entire box of tissue? Although it may be rather fun and cute to see them wrapped in tissue but it may lead to many undesirable things. But what is the explanation behind this behavior?
Our dear feline companions are highly active and demand a lot of activities each day to drain out their pawsome energy, if they don’t have anything to do, they will try to find random things to do within your house for entertainment.
But not all things they find entertaining may have the same effect for us. Our kitties find it entertaining to play with a roll of toilet paper or a box of tissue because it gives them excitement from unrolling or unboxing a load of tissue and shredding it to a million pieces. And perhaps, once every piece of tissue has been pulled out from the box, they will fit themselves inside. Their curiosity and playfulness may lead us, feline lovers, to replace certain items in the house to make it a better place for them to live in. Fear not, there are simple ways that may help to keep your kitty from terrorizing your roll or box.
For tissue boxes, there is only one primary point of entry for cats and exit for tissue. Blocking this by putting something on top, or perhaps, turning the box upside down will prevent the curious kitty from reaching in and pulling all the tissue out.
The best way to safe guard your toilet roll is to use an elastic band or hair band and wrap it around the toilet roll. That way, it cannot easily be pulled and unrolled by your kitty plus it’s cheap and simple.
Although not everyone may be a fan of this, but using aversive sprays on the tip of a toilet paper roll, or perhaps putting a piece of tissue with aversive spray on top of a box of tissue will discourage your feline companion from even approaching your tissue paper.
It’s a Trap!
Since ancient times, it has been a custom to set up traps to keep felines away from food or property. We can apply that knowledge to this scenario, but in a safe and friendly manner. You can balance a cup of water on top of a box of tissue, that way, when the kitty tried to reach in, it will tumble the water down, not only making a sound that can scare the kitty away, but the water will ultimately discourage your kitty from doing it.
Fun and Games
We all know that cats need playtime and attention from us. The number one cause for this phenomenon to take place is BOREDOM. Just like us, cats get bored as well. Given the right amount of play time which can attract their interest and energy will make your kitty easily forget about playing with the toilet paper.
So there you have it, you can take some of these suggestions in case your kitty is fond of terrorizing your toilet paper. But among all suggestions, nothing beats the attention and fun that you spend with your feline friend. Both of you can get bored, why not get rid of boredom together?