Month: August 2012

Training Your Cat to be Quiet

  If you have a cat who meows for everything and you’re wondering how in the world you can train him to be quiet, you first have to look at whether you’ve actually reinforced the unwanted behavior. Have you been giving him attention in any form whenever he meows? If so, you’ve let him know …

Why Cats Shouldn’t be Declawed

  For many new cat parents, the decision to declaw the cat is made before any attempts at training are done and before gaining a thorough understanding of what this permanent procedure actually involves. Too many people look at the cat’s claws as things that cause destruction and injury to family members, rather than understanding …

How to Choose a Cat Perch

Cats tend to love elevated locations so incorporating more vertical territory into your environment can enhance your cat’s comfort, level of security and increase the fun factor. The most common way to add vertical territory is by placing a cat tree in the home. Other ways include window perches, cat walks, cat shelves or even just …