Tag Archives: Behavior

Common Cat Problems Solved: Bathtime Blues

Question: any time that I try and bath my cat, I have real combat on my hands. My cat will bite, scratch and claw at me to get free, making the entire experience the best nightmare. I require to know how to bathe a cat – how do I do so without losing blood and making both cat and myself angry? Answer: Cats are not enormous fans of water, and while you may think their monthly bath […]

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Humane Ways To Correct Problem Cat Behavior

It is undoubtedly true that pain acts as a deterrent for just about any sentient creature. Therefore, if your cat tends to exhibit problem behaviour, it will become markedly less likely to do so if you inflict pain as a punishment. However, we have reached a stage where it is frowned upon for humans to use physical punishment as a way of correcting the behaviour of their children – so why would one do this to their […]

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Problem Miaowing – How To Hush Your Cat

We all love cats. They are endlessly entertaining, cute as anything, and despite what some people might think they are highly affectionate. Indeed, once you have got the friendship of a cat, you are pretty much set for life with your pet. They are highly faithful animals. That’s not to say, though, that they cannot get on your nerves from time to time. There’s no harm in that. Humans do that. But sometimes it can become a […]

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The Carrot Is Better Than The Stick*

When a cat owner looks for the first time to train their cat – or at least, to correct certain problem behaviours – they will often find themselves asking the same question that is asked by trainers all over the world. Do I take the disciplinarian attitude that my rules must be followed (or there will be trouble), or do I decide that my cat will behave like it is supposed to (because it will reward if […]

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Is This A Good Time?*

When you want your cat to behave in a sane, reasonable manner it is only right to teach it good behaviour, and to give it the kind of conditions that allow it to feel loved and feel love in return – this way, it is a lot less likely to react to things in a hostile manner. However, you do have to pick your moment with a cat, because trying to get the best response depends inherently […]

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When Cats Go Crazy*

Every cat owner has the same problem. When our cats behave, as usual, they are a joy to own. They are cute, they are often very loving, and that do some highly amusing things when they are relaxed and think that no-one is looking. Then, all of a sudden, they take leave of their senses and start running around the house or apartment at high speeds and making noises that sound like something out of a horror […]

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