Archive | November, 2013

Scratching Posts

15 Nov

Scratching is one of the biggest complaints people have about their cats. Cats need places to stretch and scratch. Unfortunately most furniture is more desirable! Why?

Most commercial scratching posts or horizontal scratching pads are too short. The other day as I cruised the aisle of one of the big box pet stores the average length or height was 14 to 18 inches. They may work for a young kitten but not an adult cat!

So follow these guidelines for finding the right post!

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Looking for more great tips? Check out The Catington Post!

How Do I Get My Cat to Stop Biting Me?

7 Nov

My newest endeavor is answering training problems for readers of The Catington Post. This week Christine wanted to know how to stop her cat from biting her. It seems to occur when she was either petting or grooming her cat. You can read my answer here.

Never Underestimate a Cat

5 Nov

A blog from my dear friend and trainer, Lena Skov, about her training experience with a cat. To me this is what sets apart a great trainer from just a trainer. When you truly understand how others learn it can be applied to any species. And that is what allows incredible things to happen!

Never Underestimate a Cat

 

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