How To Keep Cats Out Of Baby Crib?

How To Keep Cats Out Of Baby Crib

Expecting parents are worried about baby nearly everything. Commonly, the worries are fears of the unknown, especially with new moms and dads. Families are including feline members sometimes worry about how their cats will react to the baby. Especially if fluffy is used to starting an only child. Cats are any searching and a house full of new baby gear can pique their searching to the max. A cat will watch the arrival of each item such as strollers, car seats, swings, rockers, and so on. This overstimulation will motivate any cat to want to explore the mother of all baby goods the crib. Your cat will want to learn to dislike the crib, and the best time to work on this is before the baby is born.

The Paper Bag Trick

The Paper Bag Trick

Firstly, you can collect about eight paper bags and fill them with air, twist the bottoms and tie with string or rubber bands. Then, attach the inflated paper bags to the posts around the edge of the crib and keep one aside. You can not chase your cat, but if he or she approaches, pop the bag so it is making a loud noise.

The startling experience should be making your cat associate the loud noise with the paper bags. He or she will most likely avoid them. You are leaving the bags tied to the crib for about a week, then remove one each day. If your cat approaches, start over. Before you are prepping the crib for the baby, be sure to dust the area and remove any paper or strings that have been left behind.

Try A Crib Topper

• Modern parents are having some advantages that previous generations never imagined. They are including a device especially made to keep cats and other pets out of the baby territory. You are finding crib toppers in many baby stores and

  • The toppers look like tents and fit over the crib’s top. These items are similar to mosquito nets and let air circulate freely. They have zippers and allow parents to simply lift the child in and out of the crib.
  • These tents were originally designed for safety concerns, helping to keep toddlers from climbing the rails and falling from their cribs. This clever product may be maintaining p kids in, but it also will keep cats out.
  • Parents who lean towards the tent option should remember to keep the tent zipped closed when the baby is not in the crib. The cat can sneak into the crib and learn about the lovely comfort of that bed.

Keep The Door Closed

Keep The Door Closed

You are don’t forget the age-old method of simply closing the door when you leave the baby’s room. You can hear the baby’s activities such as cries for feedings, changing, and more. Some parents like to maintain the doors open to hear the baby. So you pick the option that works best for you.

Joaquin Zihuatanejo

Joaquín Zihuatanejo is a poet, spoken word artist, and award-winning teacher. Born and raised in the barrio of East Dallas, in his work Joaquín strives to capture the duality of the Chicano culture. Sometimes brutal, but always honest his work depicts the essence of barrio life, writing about a youth that existed somewhere between the streets of the barrio and the dream wanderings of a boy who found refuge in a world of stories and poems.