Category: Training

How to Stop a Cat From Spraying – Find Out How To Stop The Stink!

Although spraying is a natural behaviour for cats, when they spray inside it is extremely unpleasant for everyone else in the home. Spraying is a form of scent marking and the behaviour is actually one of the common reasons many cats end up in shelters, fortunately there are …

Why Is My Cat So Needy & Demanding? Finally, An Explanation!

Cats are known for having the most personality among pets. They can be aloof, affectionate, playful, and stubborn: you name it! Having a cat in your household is surely an adventure. However, there are times when cats are also very clingy and attention seeking, making you wonder why …

How to Pick Up A Cat & Hold Them Correctly

Picking up a cat may sound simple but as many cat owners know all too well, it’s often a very tricky situation. Many cats prefer to not be picked up and held, but there are times when it is necessary such as when you need to take your …

How To Discipline A Cat For Bad Behaviour

If your cat’s behaviour is intolerable and includes things like climbing on countertops, biting you or even bringing dead animals into the house as gifts for you then may be wondering if there is any way you can discipline them. These sorts of behaviours are are relatively common, …

Why Does My Cat Sleep With Me And Not My Husband

People in relationships across the globe agree to the fact that pet favoritism can cause problems between partners in a romantic relationship. Pet favoritism occurs when a shared pet exhibits a preference for one partner over the other. You may have recently got a cat and within a …

How To Introduce Cats To Each Other

Are you trying to add another feline companion to your household? Besides needing a few extra litter boxes, you’re going to have to gradually introduce your new pet to your existing furry family members. You might think bringing home a new cat won’t cause your long-time resident to …

A Guide to Cat Proofing Your Furniture

We’ve all been there – you leave for the day, and you come back too tired to count the new claw scratches that have “miraculously” appeared on your table legs or thread of pulled-out fibers on your couch. You give your cat a reprimanding look, but they couldn’t …

Cat Behaviour Lessons From a Professional Cat Sitter

Homesitter, Ann King shares her experiences and tips for dealing with different types of cats: I’m a real cat lover. I have three cats, Georgie, Benny and Sammy, plus for the past 20 years I have been looking after other people’s cats when they go away in my …

Why do Cats Love Knocking Things Over?

Smashed mugs, shattered glasses, cracked phones and broken ornaments. These are just some of the things that you will see littering the house of most cat owners. If you own a cat yourself you have probably suffered the painful loss of at least a couple of items due …

How To Toilet Train Your Kitten

Toilet training a kitten is usually a fairly simple task. Kittens naturally like to go to the toilet in a nice pile of sand, dirt or cat litter. So thankfully litter training a cat usually requires significantly less work than it does to toilet train a dog. Get …