1. Most cats need heartworm prevention and flea control. Depending on your area, most pets need both. There are very few places where fleas don't survive year-round. Some owners think they don't need them because their pet is mostly inside or because they have a cold winter season but this is not true. Learn more - go to: Heartworm Disease in Cats
2. Cats need their shots and checkups. After a kitten is vaccinated, they still need regular adult vaccinations and vet checkups. The vaccines may not be as frequent but your cat still needs them. Ask your vet what your cat needs. Also - read our article by our very own Irreverent Veterinarian. Go to: What Vaccines Does My Cat Need?
3. What your pet eats does make a difference. I can really tell when I see a cat that is healthy and on a good quality food. It can make such a difference. Shiny fur and bright eyes are both signs that a cat is eating well. Learn about what your dog needs to eat. Get answers to common questions. Go to: Questions & Answers About Cat Nutrition
4. Cats need to scratch. Scratching is not just the act of sharpening claws but also marking territory as well as a social ritual. Even cats without claws enjoy the stretching therapy of a good scratch. Learn more about Scratching in Cats.
It is ideal to brush your cat's teeth every day as well to prevent common dental problems.