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What will your kitty say when you bring home a stranger into their sanctuary? And how do you make sure that the two will get along and fur doesn't go flying everywhere? A proper introduction is definitely in order. Here you will find the steps to take in order to maximise your chances of a peaceful household instead of a war zone in your happy home.
Kids and cats can be the best of friends. The best way to get them to that point though is to help them 'talk' to each other and respect each others boundaries. Have a look at how to introduce them and solidify their friendship.
How do you prepare your cat for the arrival of a new baby? What is it like for them and what do they need as this big change heads their way? Learn how you can prepare everyone involved for the joyous occasion in front of you - including yourselves.
Scientists have developed a cat stress test with 7 scores which allow you to gauge what level your cat currently is at. This can be pivotal in recognising just what your animal is going through, what is causing it and whether or not this is the result of acute stress or chronic stress in terms of addressing the source.
Nothing can drive you more up the wall than a cat wailing at you during the night. Why do they do that? And more importantly - how do you get them to shut up? Before you toss out the cat along with your sanity, grit your teeth for 2-3 weeks of behavioral bootcamp to restore the peace, establish a truce and rediscover the joys of having a furry creature in your life.
Cat behavioral therapy is a relatively new field - and a new profession. Many are sceptical as to whether or not this is a fluff profession and a way to create a new luxury product on the pet market. Yet, how many owners struggle with litter box issues, aggressive animals or destruction of property on a daily basis? Could a cat behaviourist actually help them understand their animal and negotiate a truce - and solve the issue that is causing their beloved pet to act like this in the first place?
After you've decided to adopt a kitty, it is time to get yourself and your home ready for their arrival. These few steps will help both you and your new kitty get acclimatised to the new situation as soon as possible. Following those, you should be able to hit the ground running in building a relationship with your new companion.
Litter trays are disgusting. Smelly and unsightly, they require you to access them every day, and can leak urine and track litter all over your floor. Luckily, there are many creative designs which allow you to hide, deal with and generally avoid the issues associated with this necessary evil.
Environmental enrichment is a buzzword online these days, yet many don't really know what to picture when they hear it. When it comes to cats - in particular indoor cats- environmental enrichment can be the key to preventing and resolving problem behaviour before it manifests - and actually seriously increase the psychological wellbeing of your furry companion.