Originally Posted by Drew&Cleo
even though I live in a 12 story apartment building lol.
I think that says a lot about being able to let her out
Seriously though,don't feel cruel about keeping her in if thats what you want for her.
That is the ONLY way to give her the longest and healthiest life possible.
Some people do think it's cruel keeping a cat indoors, if I lived on a farm with lots of farmland I would feel a bit cruel too.
But knowing what I know about all the dangers of life for a cat outdoors i think it would be cruel to let her out.imo domestic cats are no different than kids they don't know the dangers out there so they can not defend themselves.
Just being a domestic cat makes them trust things that we would see as dangerous,My domestic cat escaped and was missing for a while and was brought back to me with a crushed leg after falling asleep under a parked car,now a feral cat on the otherhand will always sleep with one eye open
There are some very good harnesses for cats on the market nowadays if you do want to take her for walks and fresh air