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    EFFECTIVE METHODS FOR YOUR CAT’S TRAINING

    TRAINING STYLES The old-style coercion methods popularized after World War II that often relied on positive punishment are less popular today. “Physical training” style uses pushing or pulling the pet into position with your hands on his rump to force a sit. “Punishment” training teaches pets to dislike training and the owner. Yes, pets often […] More

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    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO SOCIALIZE YOUR CAT ?

    If you are breeding your cat or have found yourself with a pregnant female, socializing the young kittens is very important. It can make a big difference in how they respond to humans as they mature. Frequent, gentle handling by more than one person can help the kittens become less-fearful adults. Kittens should be handled […] More

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    SOME FAMILIAR CAT’S GESTURES AND THEIR MEANINGS

    Purring: Purring is complex, because it’s something cats do when they’re happy, content, and relaxed, but also when they’re scared, sick, or injured. It has been theorized that cats purr to deepen an existing state of contentment or to soothe themselves and potential attackers in a tense environment. All grooming: Cats who have a good […] More

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    ARE CATS EASY TO TRAIN?

    +Change Your Cat Mind! They roll onto their backs with their feet in the air. They stretch luxuriously in their sunlit spots. They purr in your arms as you caress and cuddle them. They crouch low and slink behind hedges, surprising small wildlife with a rapid pounce. Cats are both comforting and mysterious. Many cat […] More

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    TWO MOST SUFFICIENT METHODS FOR CATS TRAINING

    Stage One After you’ve taught your cat to make the association between the clicker and the food reward, you can now have him learn a behavior. Start by having him touch his nose to a target. This is called target training. Your target can be a chopstick, a straw, a traditional target stick, or even […] More

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    KNOW HOW CATS THINK FOR BETTER COMMUNICATION

    Humans have shared their laps with cats since the days of ancient Egypt, and while they command our respect and we cherish their grace, devotion to loved ones, and wild child perspective, we still fall short in understanding how Sheba thinks. Feline behavior “problems” typically reflect a human misunderstanding of normal cat needs, and adding […] More

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    HOW TO CONTROL YOUR CAT PLAYING

    YOUR CAT POUNCES ON HIS feline sibling, who counters with a paw in the face. More pouncing, stalking, chasing, and sometimes roughhousing ensues. Should you intervene? Determine whether your cats are on guard or only playing by tuning into these behavioral clues.   + Kinds of cats playing:  Healthy play: Stalking, chasing, and pouncing are […] More

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    HOW TO BRUSH MY CAT’S TEETH?

    To make it easier on everybody (cat and human), don’t attempt to brush every tooth in your cat’s mouth the very first time. As with many things in a cat’s life, it’s much less stressful if this process is introduced gradually and under positive conditions. Coming at her with a toothpaste-covered toothbrush isn’t going to […] More