Cat Behavior

Does your cat always use your leather couch as it's scratching post instead of the very expensive one that you bought? Does she try to climb the drapes or not use the litter box all the time? Figure out answers to these problems and more in the articles below.

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    Litter Box Problems

    If you’re having a hard time persuading your cat to head for the litter box when it’s appropriate, it may be time to draw a line in the sand. Most…

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    Kitten Rough Play

    If playing with your kitten evolves from peek-a-boo to professional wrestling in a matter of seconds, follow these tips to keep playtime interesting and reduce the number of trips to…

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    Kitten Behavior

    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, especially for cats. The fact is, well-socialized cats are more likely to have well-socialized kittens. Kittens often mirror their mothers’ calm or…

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    Introducing New Cat

    Wouldn’t it be nice if all it took to introduce a new cat to your resident pet were a brief handshake and a couple of “HELLO, My Name Is…” nametags?…

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    Introducing Litter Box

    Most of us know cats are finicky eaters, but they can also be pretty picky when it comes to the other end of the digestive process – making use of…

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    Free Roaming

    Discouraging Free-Roaming Cats Many people have a problem with free-roaming cats who hunt wild birds as they feed or nest in their yards, who use their garden as a litter…

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    Fear Behavior

    Reducing Your Cat’s Fearful Behavior Fight, flee, or freeze. No, it isn’t the latest game show sweeping the nation. Instead, these three “f;s” describe the ways that cats usually respond…

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    Coping With Allergies

    Being a pet owner is never easy. While pets bring us joy and companionship on a daily basis, they also require training, veterinary care, time, love, attention, and even tolerance.…

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    Care Of Pets When Your Ill

    When you lose much of your strength or mobility, simple tasks like walking a dog or cleaning a cat’s litter box can seem overwhelming. And if your immune system is…

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    Aversives

    Using Aversives to Modify Your Cat’s Behavior We’re all familiar with the impact that curiosity can have on a cat’s life expectancy, but a cat’s penchant for nosing around can…