Cold Day Tea Party
If you are looking for something fun to do with your cat, try catnip tea! You can brew this with loose catnip and some hot water.
- 6-8 ounces of hot water
- A mug
- A tea strainer
- Put the catnip in the strainer and set it over the mug
- Pour the hot water over the leaves
- Let it steep for about 3 minutes
- Let cool for 3 more minutes, or add some cool water.
- Test the temperature before giving to your cat.
- Let them try it!
Cats may not actually drink the tea, but just breathing in the aromas can make some cats so happy.
Benefits of Catnip
Catnip is a great way to get your cat moving. For those cats that might not get as much exercise, adding catnip to the environment or a toy can make play time that much more enticing. Catnip is also known to have a calming affect, for those cats that might be a little more stressed or anxious.
Share a cup with your cat
You can have a cup, too! Share a bonding moment with your kitty as you sip some catnip tea together. Catnip is fine for people to drink and has actually been known to have calming affects on the body. this can improve your relaxation. So sit back, make a cup of tea for the two of you, and enjoy a fall day together!
For more fun activities you can do with your pet, check out the rest of our blog.