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Do Cats Need Exercise? Nine Easy Workouts for Your Cat

Cats need exercise as much as humans do. If your cat’s a couch potato, I’ve thought of nine ways to get him up and moving.

Cats need exercise as much as humans do.

Cats need exercise as much as humans do.

Don’t cats need exercise Thomasina? My cats spend most of the day sleeping!
— Worried Cat Mom

Hi, Worried…

Yes, cats need exercise! But I don’t think you should worry that your cats spend most of the day sleeping. That’s pretty normal. We’re crepuscular (my human typist loves that word!), which means we’re most active at dusk and dawn. 

But even though we sleep most of the day, cats still need exercise to be healthy and happy. With no exercise, we get so depressed and bored. 


Why Cats Need Exercise