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3 Ways to Keep Your Pet Entertained in Your Apartment

Pets can get a little antsy when they’re stuck inside. This is true even for The Hill’s apartments that are rather spacious. If your pet is acting hyperactive, the only way around is to let them expel this excess energy. Going outside is a great way to do this but this isn’t always an option. Luckily, there are alternatives that you can make use of to keep your pets entertained in your apartment.

If this is something you want to learn more about, then we’ve got just the thing for you. Here are three ways to keep your pet entertained without having to leave your apartment.

1. Toys

Let’s start with the most obvious solution: toys. Toys are pretty much necessary for any pet owner. Toys can be beneficial for both you and your furry pal as it stops them from messing with your things whenever they are bored. They are also a great way to keep your pet engaged and entertained. We recommend having more than one toy as pets tend to get bored if they’ve been playing with the same toy for months on end. We suggest getting at least three and switching them out once in a while. 

2. Pet Play Date

Another great option is to set up a pet playdate with one of your friend’s pets. This is a great way to entertain your pet as well as accommodate their social needs. What’s great about this is that you can also take this time to catch up with your friend and bond while your pets play. Now, this is easier said than done as there are some things you have to do to make sure that your pets are introduced properly. Before setting up an actual play date, we suggest bringing your friend’s pet over for a quick meet and greet. This is a great way to gauge how comfortable they will be around each other and should help you figure out how to go about organizing the playdate itself.

3. Exercise

If your pet is acting erratic, this may be due to excess energy. This is especially true for your younger pets as they tend to have a lot of energy as compared to older pets. One way you can expel this excess energy is by having them exercise. Now, we understand that this is difficult to do inside an apartment. However, difficult in this case doesn’t mean impossible. Simply participating in a game of indoor fetch is a great way to get your pets moving. We understand that fetch isn’t an option for cat owners so we suggest getting your cat a motorized toy that they can chase around.


We hope this article proves to be useful when it comes to helping you handle your hyperactive pets. While all of these tips are effective, don’t let them limit you as there are different ways to keep your pet entertained while they are indoors. Just use these tips as a guide and a starting point to help you meet your pet’s needs.

Are you looking for apartments in downtown Homewood that are perfect for you and your pet? The Hill at Eastbury offers luxurious apartment living to interested residents looking for their next home. Get in touch with us today to learn about our available spaces for rent!

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