Outdoor cats are in danger from other animals, including other cats with whom they might fight and get bitten. Abscesses from bite wounds are common in cats allowed outdoors. They are also in danger from
birds of prey, dogs, raccoons, coyotes, and other wild animals. They are
exposed to the diseases of wild animals. They are exposed to internal and external parasites and all the diseases they carry as well. Outdoor cats require more vaccinations to protect them from more illnesses.
Cars are also a huge danger. Even an adult cat cannot read a street sign. Letting your cat out to roam is like turning your toddler loose in the streets.
There are dangers from the toxic fertilizers and weed killers people put on their grass, and from antifreeze spilled on the driveway or in the
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