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4 Ways to Make a Pet-Friendly Apartment Even Friendlier

Published on November 16, 2017 by rae steinbach

Most people think that feeding their pets every day and giving them toys to chew on is already enough to make their apartment as pet-friendly as possible. But did you know that there are still so many things you can do to make your pet-friendly rental friendlier? Here are four ways how:

1. Make them comfortable

Pets don’t have any problems falling asleep on the foot of your bed or snuggling right next to you. However, consider giving them their own sleeping beds.

Ditch the old cardboard boxes and get your cat a minimalist cube bed made of comfortable fabric that they can settle into. Apparently, cats love enclosed spaces because it makes them feel warm and secure, so this is perfect for your favorite feline!

They even have modern designs that are small enough to that you don’t have to worry about it taking up all your space in your pet-friendly apartment.

2. Keep them entertained.

Let’s state the obvious: pets make you happier. They always seem to cheer you up whenever you’re down, so it’s only fair for you to return the favor.

Buy them chew toys or fluffy balls to play with, hammocks to sleep in, or scratching posts. Spoil them and go out of your way to buy them custom-built cat shelves or furniture for them to walk around in. These are pretty affordable and don’t require much effort to mount in your pet-friendly rental space.

NYC pet-friendly apartment

3. Provide easy access to litter boxes.

Having a litter box inside your pet-friendly apartment rental is necessary, but not always convenient. The smell and figuring out where to put it are both obstacles to having one of these in your home.

If you cannot tolerate the repugnant smell that goes along with it, get yourself a litter box cabinet that has small enclosures to keep the contents hidden. Your pets get easy access to their litter box and you get to keep it out of sight while in your pet-friendly rental.

4. Revamp your pet-friendly apartment.

If you don’t live in one of the best pet-friendly neighborhoods, chances are your place doesn’t have a wide garden or an open lawn where your pets can run around. If so, you can easily upgrade your pet-friendly accommodations by putting up plants. You can even set up a mini-garden. This allows your pet to experience the relaxing feel of the grass underneath their paws regardless of where you live – the ultimate comfort.

Short Term Rentals NYC has a wide inventory of NYC pet-friendly rentals. Find the perfect place for you and your furry friend. Once you’ve signed the lease, follow the tips above to make it the friendliest place for your pets.

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