Cat Tips

How to Train Your Kitten to Use the Litter BoxCat lovers all over the world will sing the praises of their favorite feline. However, when you first bring home a little kitten, it may not know where to do its business. You’ll want to learn how to train your kitten to use the litter box quickly and these tips can help.

Before you bring your kitten home, ensure you have everything your kitten will need. These include:

  • A safe environment
  • High quality food
  • Veterinary care
  • Litter box and litter
  • Lots of love

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Do You Understand Cat Talk?Your cat talks to you all the time. Learning to interpret your cat’s meows and postures is an amazing trip into a different world that will greatly improve your relationship with your cat.

There’s some evidence that cat meows are not natural cat language and that they’ve been developed by cats to communicate with humans. What is natural, however, are the wails cats make for mating or low rattling when they’ve located their prey. When they shriek, they are either hurt or terrified.

Most cats have a stockpile of sounds that you can learn to recognize if you just observe your cat’s actions and match it with his sounds. You will more than likely recognize meowing and the beautiful purr of a contented cat. They can also growl, hiss and chirp or cluck. Continue reading

How to Stop Your Cat Scratching & Ruining Your FurnitureIt’s natural for cats to scratch but often it destroys your good furniture. Thankfully there are some things that you can do to relieve the problem.

Many people watch in sadness as their cat destroys virtually everything that he can get his claws into. You can improve this behavior. To do so, you need to know why he is doing what he is doing.

Why Scratching?

Cats were hunters. They needed those sharp claws to help them to climb trees and to leap down on their prey. Although your cat is not likely to be pouncing on their dinner anymore, they still instinctively need to sharpen their claws and that is exactly what they are doing on your furniture. Continue reading