Proper use of a litter box is an important part of an indoor cat's life. The age when to start litter training a kitten plays a crucial role. Inadequate training may lead to house soiling, which is the number one reason for cats being left at animal shelters. It's a sad thing, especially if we know, litter training is extremely easy. But at what age should a kitten start … [Read more...] about When should you start to littertrain a kitten?
Have you ever wanted to train your cat to walk on a leash? Outdoor life in populated areas is harsh for cats, but that does not mean they should spend all their life indoors. As we already concluded in one of our previous articles, it's not at all dumb to walk a cat on a leash, stating you do keep two things in mind. First, cats are not dogs, and they walk on a leash … [Read more...] about How to train your cat to walk on a leash?
Have you heard that it’s not possible to train a cat? That's not true, we’ve seen plenty of examples of cats being trained to both behave well and do tricks. Our home country even has a circus cat named Bingo, who climbs ladders and jumps through hoops. However, it’s quite evident that it takes more effort to train a cat when compared to training a dog. Why is this so? There … [Read more...] about Why cat training is harder than dog training?
Can you train a cat to fetch? You definitely can, as proven by video after video on the internet where cats bring back toys on command as though they were dogs. Is it that unusual? Many people believe so, though in reality retrieving objects comes naturally to cats. Think about it. If you have an outdoor cat, you have likely seen dead mice on your doorstep. How did the mouse … [Read more...] about How to train a cat to play fetch
Training your cat to lie down isn’t hard if you know how to do it properly. True, it comes easier for dogs, but this does not mean training a cat must be difficult. Training a cat to lie down starts with the cat sitting; thus, your cat must already know how to sit on command. Don’t worry if yours doesn’t yet, click here for our guide on training a cat to sit, which will not … [Read more...] about How to easily train a cat to lie down on a command
Most cats have five digits on their front paws. This means they already have what it takes to give you a high five. Even though cats are not that all easy to train, we are sure you can teach your cat to give you a paw in just a few days. Here’s how to do it. Note: For the highest effectiveness, train your cat when he or she is motivated to obtain food. Usually this is … [Read more...] about How to train a cat to give you a high five
Is your cat scratching your furniture and trying to use his or her claws on anything but a scratching post? Couch, carpet, wallpaper, everything gets destroyed in minutes. When you get a new piece of expensive furniture, it’s most likely that your cat will want to scratch it. Is there any way to stop it? Of course there is. In this article, you are going to learn how to … [Read more...] about How to stop your cat from scratching furniture
Is your cat afraid of your vacuum cleaner? Why wouldn’t he be? Cats are prone to being scared of things that are loud and unfriendly, especially if that particular cat has had a previous bad experience with vacuums. In this article, you are going to learn how to train your cat to accept the vacuum cleaner and not to be so afraid of it! Provide your cat with an ability to … [Read more...] about Training a cat not to be scared of vacuum cleaner
We have already told you that, in times when you need to keep your cat off the kitchen counter, or keep a cat out of a certain area, there are no better solutions than automated cat repellents. They not only scare cats away, but do it consistently, without a cat owner's involvement. This is the key to any training tool. For this reason, we are not going to talk about whether … [Read more...] about StayAway vs. sssCat – a head-to-head comparison of two automatic cat deterrents
When someone refers to clicker training, we usually think of dogs. However, did you know cats are also responsive to clicker training? In this article, you are going to learn what clicker training is, how it can be helpful to your cat, and how to start if you have decided to give clicker training a chance. What clicker training is and how it works Clicker training is a type of … [Read more...] about Did you know you can use clicker training for cats, too?