One of the fastest ways to train an animal is with “clicker training.” This type of positive reinforcement training involves using a marker sound, in this case a “click,” to communicate that an animal is doing something you want her to do.
What better time to explore new ways to bond with your cat? These simple training steps from The Jackson Galaxy Project’s Cat Pawsitive Program can help you build a deeper connection with your cat while doing something cool to keep boredom at bay.
The first step in creating harmony between your new cat and the existing cats in your household is to pick the best possible new cat for your household and lifestyle. All cats are individuals, and some may merge into your household better than others.
Methods on how to recognize stress in your new cat; ways to integrate your new cat into your house, and life as smoothly as possible.
How do you provide enrichment for your cat? There are a number of ways, such as giving her a variety of toys, providing perches, training and playing games with your cat, and much more.
Enrichment is an important part of a cat's basic needs. It can decrease/prevent undesirable behaviors, support mental health, and lower rates of stress and illness. Our Enrichment Rainbow has activities the whole family will enjoy, no matter your time restraints,...
Some common reasons why cats don’t use the litter box are: medical, anxiety, an aversion to the box, a preference for a particular surface not provided by the box, a preference for a location where there is no box or a combination of them. You’ll need to do some...
A cat carrier is a vital tool for every cat owner. It allows you to transport your cat safely to and from the vet. It is also very helpful to have in emergencies. An ideal carrier is made of sturdy plastic and has a metal door (avoid doors made of plastic as they are...
Most cats have a specific preference about where they want to eliminate. By following the suggestions outlined in this handout, you’ll be able to start off on the right foot with your new cat.