Should Cats be Allowed Outside or Kept Inside?

Bengal looking attentiveFor every cat lover the trade-off between allowing your cats the freedom to roam outside in their natural habitat and keeping them safely indoors to minimize the risk of injury or illness is a tough one to get right.

Cats need the exercise and mental/sensory stimulation that an outdoor lifestyle offers, but it’s also no secret that indoor cats often live longer because they aren’t exposed to the dangers of vehicles or other animals.

Is it better to keep a cat indoors or let it run free outdoors? We’ve consulted the experts and listened to what they had to say. Here is what we found out…