Training Your Cat

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  • Bonding With Your Cat
    Does your cat love you? Do you wish your cat showed you more affection? How can you make your bond with your cat stronger?
    April 2018

  • Bookending Your Cat (A Training Technique)
    Bookending is a training technique that can make your cat co-operate with even the most unpleasant of requests...
    March 2021

  • * Clicker Training The Aggressive Cat
    Clicker training offers you an effective communication tool to use with your cat. You can click and reward for subtle behaviors you normally wouldn’t be able to acknowledge. This technique can be particularly helpful when dealing with an aggressive cat.
    June 2022

  • * Clicker Training Your Cat
    Clicker training is arguably the fastest, easiest and simplest way to train your cat to engage in all kinds of behaviors you want it to adopt, from coming to you when called to willingly getting into a carrier for a trip to the vet. Learn more about this training technique.
    May 2022

  • * Don't Bite!
    Have you ever been petting your cat and it suddenly turns around and bites you?
    November 2005

  • * Helping the Cat Who is Afraid
    If your show cat has been traumatized, there are several techniques you can use to help him overcome his fear and return to the show ring.
    July 2001

  • How Do You Take Your Cat For A Walk?
    Do you dream of long walks on the beach with your furry feline? Mollie and Sampson show you how your dream could become a reality.
    June 2022

  • * Keeping Kitty Off The Counter
    Whether you own a single cat or many, a common problem faced by many feline lovers is how to teach the cat not to jump up on their kitchen counters... so here's an article that will tell you how to do it!
    October 2019

  • * Laser Light As A Training Tool
    While a laser light is most often used to play with your cat or provide it with healthy exercise, it can also be a valuable training tool to teach your cat specific commands and obedient behaviors.
    August 2022

  • * Midnight Crazies
    Learn how to tame that wild-cat that seems to come out only when the clock strikes midnight.
    January 2020

  • * The Power of The Puff
    Training a cat is not always an easy thing. What is the best way of disciplining a feline friend?
    November 2019

  • * ScatMat
    The ScatMat is a touch sensitive training pad which quickly conditions cats to avoid areas by emitting a mild harmless static pulse when the cat steps on it.
    June 2013

  • Teach Your Cat To Fetch
    Teach your cat to fetch and make all the neighborhood dogs look on with envy!
    April 2004

  • Teach Your Cat To Shake A Paw
    You may think that no self-respecting cat would want to perform tricks for its owner - but you would be wrong.
    February 2017

  • Teach Your Cat To Sit Up
    Having a cat that sits up on command is adorable - and will entertain your house guests and turn dog lovers into feline friends
    April 2004

  • * Towel Wrapping To Control The Difficult To Handle Cat
    If you have a cat that objects to having its nails trimmed, being given a medication or being groomed, the simple technique of being wrapped in a towel may be just the solution you need to making handling it easier for both you and your kitty...
    November 2020

  • * Training Your Cat Not To Scratch On The Furniture
    While you train your cats to use a scratching post, you need to also teach them NOT to use your furniture as a handy substitute. Furniture should be a no-claw-zone in the feline brain. Here's how to do it . . .
    June 2013

  • * Training Your Cat To Use A Scratching Post
    One of the most important skills you can teach your kittens and cats is to use a scratching post for all their clawing exercise. It is not nearly as difficult as you might think.
    June 2013



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