How to catproof your window blinds?

catHaving problems with your blind because of your pet cat? This is a normal occurrence for homeowners with cats – there are cats who love blind cords more than catnip and cats who love to squeeze behind blinds causing it to bend and break. What should you about it?

Here are 4 common cat and blind questions.

  1. My cat will do anything to access the window
  2. My cat keeps on playing my blind cord
  3. My cat climbs and claws at the blinds
  4. How to catproof your window blinds?

My cat will do anything to access the window

Cats are natural observers and they are interested in the world of birds and outside world. They also love to sunbathe and when you notice that your cat starts to wiggle around your blind, raised your blinds. Chances are your cat just wants to see outside. If you want your privacy, raised your blinds a few centimeters and install a cat size curtain. Your cat can get out anytime without damaging your blinds and you can still enjoy your privacy.

My cat keeps on playing my blind cord

Cats love to play all day – and your blind cord hanging just above your floor is an interesting thing to play. Make sure to keep your cords wrapped up – or you can tie it up in a bundle to get it out of your cat’s reach. Give you cat alternative toys they can play with. Hand a piece of cord from their cat scratcher and let them use that instead of your blind cord.

blindsMy cat climbs and claws at the blinds

Cats have a natural instinct to climb and when they climb, they scratch their claws off. As a result, you’ll get a damage blinds. In order to prevent your cat from climbing your blinds and leaving scratches all around, provide your cat with a cat tower. That way, you can decrease their chance of climbing your blinds.

How to catproof your window blinds?

Really, there is no method to completely catproof your blinds but these few suggestions can really help.

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