Home Alone, But For How Long?

What to consider when considering how long to leave a cat by herself.

The rule of thumb for how long you can safely leave a cat home alone is 24 hours. Stephanie Borns-Weil, DVM, head of the Tufts Animal Behavior Clinic, does not like that rule at all. “I would never leave a cat alone for 24 hours,” she says. “It’s not a good idea.” It’s not just […]
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