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Indoor & outdoor cats

Looking after cats is more of the Community type – where in different localities people manage cat colonies which may consist of anywhere between 2 to 20 cats. It is these people who voluntarily sometimes get their street cats neutered and spayed and also treat them when injured or ill. Years back this was not seen but there has been a change now.  However, the only thing which has not changed much since many years is the common perception “ A Cat cannot be Indoors”  “ A Cat Must Go Outside”  “ It is Not Possible to Tame or Train a Cat” .


Also if adopted as a Kitten , a kitten adopts beautifully to the indoors without really missing outdoor life. There are several advantages of Indoor cats v/s Outdoor cats and if one can provide a fair amount of enrichment inside a house a cat is a very playful and affectionate companion to be with.

I would list the advantages of indoor cats v/s outdoor cats.

Indoor Cats
Outdoor Cats
Indoor Cats have a life span general of 12 to 18 years Outdoor cats many die as kittens and those who grow  survive mostly anywhere from 1 year to 7 years
Indoor Cats are not exposed to disease Outdoor Cats are exposed to various Cat Diseases
Indoor Cats don’t get  injured normally and are not victims of car accidents Outdoor Cats are often killed as a result of car accidents and those who survive are several times left disabled
Indoor Cats are not a target to being attacked by dogs Outdoor Cats are subject to being killed by dogs  and could be attacked
Indoor Cats don’t starve and don’t go hungry Outdoor Cats live on scraps and hardly get food to eat
Indoor Cats are mainly safe from chemicals and fertilizers Outdoor cats are exposed to toxic chemicals, fertilizers, paints and lot of pollution
Indoor Cats in most circumstances would not be victims of cruelty Outdoor Cats could be victims of cruelty
Indoor Cats would not get into fights with other cats Outdoor cats would get into fights and subsequently injured

Thus, if one sees largely,  a cat is happier , safer and healthier indoors as compared to outdoors