If you’ve ever had a cat, you’ll know how much they love cardboard boxes. Whatever equipment you bring home, as soon as you've emptied that carton, your cat will have taken total possession of it. If there’s one thing that can be said about cats, it’s that they love tiny cardboard enclosures. Indeed, pet owners can deliberately use these as stress relievers, while making sure that any sharp edges are torn away or sanded off and that there aren’t any staples that could scratch the cat. Animals instinctively seek safe retreats, animal welfare experts say, and that’s why keeping a cardboard box in the home can help keep kitty sane. Boxes offers an easy place for cats to relax, something that is especially welcome when there are unfamiliar people around or they are in new surroundings, say the experts from Germany’s Industry Association for Pet Supplies. Yes, you can get along with difficult people, here’s how In addition, cats love temperatures between 30 and 36 degrees Celsius. Well-insulated cardboard warms up quickly, so if the cat barely fits in and its sides touch the walls, it should feel warm and comfortable in no time. Don’t just use boxes as a little kitty house though. Endlessly versatile for cats, they can also be converted into toys like a scratching post or a tunnel if you combine two with a hole in between. This article was curated by Young Post . Better Life is the ultimate resource for enhancing your personal and professional life.