Valuable Insight into all that Caterwauling
Cats can be such persnickety creatures. Do you ever get the feeling that they just sort of put up with us humans? Sometimes, their behavior lends itself to certain status roles – cat as the royalty and humans as the court jester or servant. So when they start meowing, we are supposed to automatically know what they want! A cat’s meowing; cat calling or caterwauling can have countless meanings, sometimes more than one at the same time. All this vocalizing is the cat’s way of communicating or talking with us...
Jan 14, 2006, 15:58
Training Your Cat - Is It Even Possible?
Training your cat may sometimes be avoided by owners because of the nature of cats. However, training your cat is not only possible, but also is becoming more popular in order to make the cat and your household easier to live in. Because of the behaviors of cats, there are several techniques that can be used to train your cat without becoming frustrated and without punishing your cat...
Jan 14, 2006, 15:57
Six Basic Behavioral Problems in Cats
Cats are ill tempered and mean at their worst, but even the most annoying problems have a remedy somewhere. Below are six of the most common behavioral problems in cats and some solutions for them...
Jan 14, 2006, 15:37
Major Milestones in Kitten Development
In the first year of life, kittens develop at a rapid rate, both physically and socially. Learn about the major milestones in their development, and how you can help the process along...
Jan 14, 2006, 15:22
Interpreting your Cat’s Stalking Instinct – Play or Problem?
By nature, cats are superb hunters who enjoy stalking their prey. For domesticated cats, the “prey” can be something as simple as an insect or a wind up toy. But, is it always healthy and normal for a cat to stalk, or is there ever a reason to be concerned about a stalking cat?...
Jan 14, 2006, 15:20
Five Tips for Litter Box Training Your Cat
Whether you have a kitten or a cat that you're training to not be feral, litter box training can be a real chore. Kittens that are with a litter-trained mother will usually be trained by the mother cat, but once they're away from Mom, you get to take over...
Jan 14, 2006, 13:57
Controlling Catty Behavior – Five Basic Tips to Co-Exist Peacefully with your Feline
Cats can be major stinkers. We’re not talking about smell, but rather their “catty” behavior towards their humans. Cats believe they are superior to all other living things. Don’t you feel that sometimes they are just humoring us humans? Sometimes, their behavior can go to extremes and make us all crazy. Whether it is caterwauling, stalking, pouncing or displaying their dual personalities and schizophrenic tendencies, sometimes coexisting with your cat can be nerve-wracking and almost not worth the trouble. However, with a few basic tips, you can live with your cat peacefully...
Jan 14, 2006, 13:27
Cats Need Leashes Too - How to prepare them for that first walk
Many owners are now teaching cats to walk on leashes. This allows for the cat to go outside of the home and get exercise, as well as allows the owner to spend quality time with their animal. Many owners are finding it a necessity to walk their cats so they can get more exercise without jumping over fences or running away. If you decide to train your cat to walk on a leash, there are several easy steps to take in order to make the walks with your cat much easier...
Jan 14, 2006, 13:18
Can Cats and Dogs Co-Exist Peacefully?
Many people believe that it is impossible for cats and dogs to live together peacefully. Perhaps this belief is brought on by images seen in cartoons or by one or two negative experiences between cats and dogs. But, in reality, it is quite possible for the two species to live together peacefully – and even to live together as friends...
Jan 14, 2006, 13:13
How To Train a Cat
Many people are under the mistaken impression that cats are arrogant, moody creatures that will ignore their owners' attempts to train them. They think that cats could obey and choose not to. Although cats do ignore commands because they don't feel like doing what their owners ask, sometimes they are not obeying because they simply do not understand. Training a cat generally takes a lot more time and patience than training a dog...
Jan 8, 2006, 19:01
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