Messing up upholstery,leaving piles of sand around the house , scratching valuable antique furniture, certainly there are many observable attitudes that will lead you to think that your cat is a bad cat, but think twice...they are cats and they do not know better.
Here are some indications that just may help you to stop the bad cat behaviors
Cats need to go out of the domicile from time to time, so it would be convenient to you to build a cat door for its and your convenience.
Find your cat an appropriate sleeping pillow or cat bed. You would not want to find your cat lying on your precious designer clothes .
Its litter box needs to be of appropriate size. If you had a large cat, of course it would be appropriate for you to buy a large sandbox in order for the cat to not spread sand around your house.
Buy a portable scratch post. Cats need to sharpen constantly their claws and you would not want your cat to use your precious post civil war era furniture as a sharpener.
There are frequent things to be considered in owning a cat and we must not forget that they are animals after all and have the tendency to go wild anytime. It is interesting to know that most of the cats are wild by nature.