Our cats live in city apartments, so they have no direct opportunity to feed on grass. Meanwhile, this herb is very useful for them. You should grow at home special grass for cats, or at least wheat, barley, oats. You can also plant sod dug from the ground in a pot. Learn how to plant grass for cats and why they need grass from this article.
Plants provide vitamins to the feline body and induce the gag reflex. Do not be alarmed, as it is quite common for a cat to regurgitate undigested food and hairballs. This is how cats empty their stomachs. The animal constantly needs grass. But this need is not so great as to plant a whole vegetable garden especially for this house.
The grass is especially necessary for those cats who live in an apartment without getting out, for their well-being.
The cat's favorite grass is young oats. Fresh grass sprouts are especially useful in winter as a well-being vitamin supplement for the animal. It contains vitamins of group B. You can buy grass for cats in the store already germinated, or you can grow it yourself. By the way, if you are going to buy grass in a store, you should know that it is inexpensive (only about 30 rubles).
However, if you want to plant grass for cats yourself, buy a bag of Cat Grass - Oats (50 grams) or Chica Oats (300 grams).
Take a short pot or plastic jar, fill the selected container with earth, and sprinkle the seeds on top. Sprinkle the seeds on top (about 1-2 cm of soil) and water your crops.
After a while, it will be necessary to tamp the earth in a pot so that the cat does not then pull out the shoots along with the roots when eating the grass. At first, keep the pot under the jar or cover it with plastic wrap. This will help to retain moisture and the cat grass will grow faster.
When the new vitamin treat for your cat grows older, remove the can (film). Watch your cat. If she eats grass well, you can build an entire greenhouse for her by planting several pots of grass. Sow cat grass once a week. This time is quite enough for the cat to "finish" with the next portion of grass.