Humane Society of Central Illinois

What Indoor Cats Miss

Window Cat

Do indoor cats miss out on a lot of action?  You bet!  Here's a partial list of what your cat is missing:

  • Fights with other cats
  • Attacks by free-roaming dogs
  • Infections from puncture wounds
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Fleas, ticks, worms
  • Pesticide poisoning
  • Feline Leukemia
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Being hit by a car
  • Encounters with sick and possibly rabid animals
  • Being sprayed by skunks
  • Being stolen
  • Steel jaw traps

The Humane Society of Central Illinois