How Long Can Cats Be Left Home Alone Safely

Healthy adult cats are fine alone for 48 hours with prep.

Up to 48 Hours Alone OK

Provide extra food, water and clean litter box.  

Leave Out Extra Supplies

Less than 10 hours minimizes boredom & loneliness.

Boredom Risk

High-stress cats benefit from pet sitters.

Anxious Cats Struggle  

Wean kittens need more oversight.

Kitten Care Differs

Cats prefer humans home every night for comfort.

Ideal Under 24 Hours   

Notice excessive meowing or destructive behavior.

Signs of Distress

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