Cats are a truly loveable creature, they know to shower love and compassion but keeping them away from a baby crib is as important as it is difficult. How to keep the cat out of baby stuff ? is a question that comes to the mind of all cat lovers who just have been blessed with a little angle.
I have heard so many people, that you should get rid of your cat when you are pregnant with our first human baby. But is it fair ? to get a new one to get rid of the first one. Yes, I love my cat as much as I love my baby. I don’t find it fair enough to show her off as I got a human baby now. So what should you do?
Be completely unprepared for the situation? I don’t suggest it as well because your catty is going to be a bit troublesome for you at times. but I believe you should manage as you don’t throw away your older child when you are pregnant with the younger.
Do You Need To Choose Between Your Cat Or Baby?
As there are so many myths and misconceptions about cats keeping cats and babies together. You might be thinking you need to choose between either cat or newborn human baby. There are false myths that your cat can even steal your baby’s breath.
They are obviously lame myths and far away from reality. But I don’t say that your cat can not at all harm your baby.may be not any serious injury but at least a baby waking up before time, is no less than a disaster. So you do need to take some necessary measures to bring, a happy ending to this love triangle of you, your baby, and your cat.
Do You Want Stop Cat From the baby’s crib or the whole Room?
Definitely it’s your baby so your call, so you just need to be sure about your cat’s limits. Make sure that whether you want her to be away from your baby’s bassinet or the whole room. Once you decided then you can move towards measures accordingly. Moreover, your decision of keeping the cat in the room or out of the room, things depend upon
- your relationship with your cat
- Nature of your cat
If you ask for my opinion I suggest, let the cat be inside the room but a bit away from the crib. Keeping your cat in the room but away from the bassinet is a comparatively easy option. And it is less stressful for your first cat baby as well. Moreover, it’s good for the cat and baby’s bonding as well.
Believe me, after a few measures and a little care you will earn a good friend for your little human baby. moreover, your cat, will keep him engaged and not let him feel lonely as once she was doing the same for you. Remember?
With New Arrangements For your Baby, You Need New Arrangements For your Cat too!
Your cat is psychologically and emotionally attached to you, and your extra attachment towards a new dimension can trigger her curiosity. So what you need to do is divert her attention. As you are getting a new attraction in life provide her with few as well.
Moreover, your cat will understand that if you are in the room only then she will be sprayed. Secondly, your kid too will not like to be sprayed along with your cat so drop the idea of this home remedy and go for something professional.
Cat Proof Bassinet Cover
Yes, of course, a cat-proof bassinet cover is a good idea as this one is useful even if you have a cat or not. As it keeps your baby safe anyways but keep in mind you still can’t trust your cat to stay away in the absence of a cat repellent.
While you are using a cat-proof net and a cat repellent both at a time be relax now your baby is quite unapproachable for the cat. Moreover, your kid will be safe from falling or getting stuck in the railing and even from the bug bites.
Baby Monitor A Wise Decision To Buy
- Well buying a baby monitor is another professional device that can help you to keep your baby and cat in the same room under your supervision without being in the room all the time.
- While choosing your baby monitor, try to buy one that has a video facility as well. As only the audio facility can never bring you the real ease, being humans we can’t trust anything more than our eyes.
- As when I choose the audio monitor I was always on checking that even if it’s working properly or not. But with the video baby monitor, it was complete ease. The one I bought online is quite expensive but I found it a worthy investment.
Good Bye Note
I hope this article will help you to make a true love bond with you, your baby and your cat. Yes, it might be complicated in the beginning. but once it’s settled it will be not only fun but even you will find extra ease with this true love of your cat and your baby.
And you might feel jealous as they can neglect you in their Funtime.so be relax and enjoy parenthood, as enjoyable as much challenging.
HAVE A HAPPY PARENTHOOD!