Wouldn’t it be ‘convenient’ if your cat used the toilet? Imagine a world where indoor cats no longer need litter boxes and cat litter tracking through the house was a thing of the past. Instead, they squat over the toilet bowl meaning a quick flush is all it takes for you to get rid of […]
If you thought training was only for dogs, then think again, because cats are trainable too. The Secret to Training Cats The secret to training cats isn’t really a secret at all, but about thinking like a cat. We love our feline friends for their independent spirit and how they do what they want. And there […]
Have you heard the expression: “As hard as herding cats”? This sums up so much about what we love about our feline friends, such as knowing their own minds and refusing to run with the crowd. But doesn’t this imply cats are difficult to train? Well, yes and no. If you try to impose your […]
Last month, we discussed how to choose the purrfect cat carrier for your cat, this month we talk about how to get your cat used to the cat carrier. Whether you’re taking your cat to the vet for a check-up or venturing on a longer trip, the thought of getting out the cat carrier probably makes your heart […]
You’re probably familiar with dog agility competitions at dog shows like Westminster (USA) or Crufts (UK), but did you know that cats compete in agility too? The origins of cat agility seem to date back to 2003, with the first Cat Fancier’s Association (CFA) agility competition held in 2005 featuring both pedigreed cats and household […]
The classic view of cats is that they’re fiercely independent, and do what they want, when they want. Dog training? Why of course, but talk about training cats and people tend to look at you like you’re mad. Training cats is possible however; you just need patience and the right kind of motivation. Unlike a […]
Cats are fastidiously clean by nature, and most are fussy about their toilets – it’s therefore important to understand the litter tray essentials to help you train your cat to toilet in the right place and avoid problems. We discuss litter tray basics, litter training for kittens and how to litter train your older cat.
Keeping your cat indoors protects them from road traffic and other dangers and keeps bird and wildlife safe, but what should you do if your cat seems to yearn for the great outdoors? Leash training is the perfect way for your cat to explore the outside world in safety; simply follow these five steps for leash training and your cat can have the best of both worlds.