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    Our cats HATED it, but I have a friend who has two indoor cats that she tethers out in the yard, using a harness and long lead and they love it!

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    We do. We don't take her for a traditional walk though. We just put her harness with a long lead on her, then find a nice grassy spot and sit down on the ground so she can explore where she likes.

    Sometimes she gets a bit scared if she sees a dog or a bird, but for the most part she adores it. She comes running whenever she hears a bell ring, as her harness has a bell on it so she knows it means walk time.

    To start with she wasn't so sure, but we never forced her. We just took her into our little garden for 5 minutes at a time and let her smell the grass, then rewarded her with a treat and cuddles when we took her back inside.
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    Most puppies don't like a lead the first time but they have no choice. This may have been the start of training for the cat, they may have just shifted or the cat may have been I'll and needs to be restrained for medical reasons.

    I have tried our new old cat on a leash & harness, but he's terrified of being outside we've decided to not bother again. He doesn't mind the harness, he hates being outside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoopuf View Post
    We do. We don't take her for a traditional walk though. We just put her harness with a long lead on her, then find a nice grassy spot and sit down on the ground so she can explore where she likes.
    this. Though not so much anymore, we built an outdoor run for them instead. There was a lady that came in to the vet I used to work at, whose cat lived to be on the lead, just followed her around like a little dog.

    I wouldn't do it out on the street/park, too worried about dogs off leash!

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    We used to take our kitty outside on a lead and harness, she loved it. But since we've enclosed the backyard for her she's not so interested in going for a wander

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    I don't. My brother use to walks his ferrets though.

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    That would have been absolutely hysterical to see hahaha.

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    We just put our cat on a lead to go in the yard. She loves it, as soon as she hears the bell on the harness coming out of the cupboard she runs to the back door a d gets down ready to be harnessed.

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    no hahah shed never walk. we let her out for an hour or so a day and she never leaves the back yard or garage haha

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    Just curious, why do people not let their cats outside? Is it because they hunt/run away?
    My cat is outside 24/7 but never hunts anything- she is afraid of willy wagtails. She also doesn't leave the yard.


 

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