Articles about poor feline habits or behavior - and tips on how to correct it...
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- * Afraid Of The Dryer
What do you do if your show cat is terrified of the hair dryer?
- * Aggressive Stud Cat
Occasionally a stud cat is more interested in fighting with his potential mate rather than making love. Learn what you can do to encourage the boy kitty to make whoopee, not war.
- * Aggression Between Cats
Sometimes one cat can be aggressive towards another, creating a great deal of unhappiness in the feline family. But such bad behavior can be corrected.
- * Amitriptyline Case History
A breeder shares her experience with the use of the medication, Amitriptylene, to control and eliminate a cat`s poor litter box habit.
- * Angry Lovers
Occasionally, a well-planned breeding you are looking forward to takes an unexpected detour when the bride and groom develop a dislike to one another. There are ways you can encourage love to bloom between even the most unco-operative of fiancees. :-)
- * Buspar
The human antidepressant, Buspar, has proven effective at treating cats with behavioral and litterbox issues.
- * Cannibalism
Few things are as upsetting and frightening to a breeder than a mother cat who inexplicably eats her newborns.
- Cat Attract Kitty Litter
The single behavior problem that veterinarians are most asked about by pet owners is poor litter box habits.
- * Clicker Training The Aggressive Cat
Clicker training offers you an effective communication tool to use with your cat. You can click and reward for subtle behaviors you normally wouldn’t be able to acknowledge. This can be particularly helpful when dealing with an aggressive cat.
- * Drooling
There are a variety of reasons why your cat might begin to drool excessively - and some are very serious if left untreated. Learn how to tell if your cat`s drooling is serious or not.
- Fear Of The Bath
Have you ever encountered a full-grown adult cat that becomes hysterical near water and fights tooth and nail to avoid a bath? Learn this simply technique of behavior modification that will help the kitty make friends with water....
- * Feliway
Feliway is a synthetic copy of the feline facial pheromone that can be effective in reducing a cat's stress level and changing unwanted behavior such as spraying and scratching ...
- * Grumpy Campaign Cat
As we enter the last few months of campaign season and spring is just around the corner, it isn`t unusual to see the occasional grumpy campaign cat. Here are some tips for sweetening the kitty`s attitude.
- * Over-Grooming & Self-Mutilation
Over-grooming, in the form of excessive licking, biting, nibbling, chewing or sucking the coat or skin becomes problematic when it results in self-inflicted injury. Learn how to discourage this problematic behavior....
- * Peeing Inappropriately
Few behavioral problems are as frustrating as the cat that pees inappropriately. Sometimes a simple trick can stop the problem, depending on the reason why the cat is not using its litter box. Learn several easy tips that may make all the difference in your kitty's bathroom manners ...
- * Pica
Pica is an unusual behavior sometimes seen in cats. It is the habit of eating non-food items.
- * Poor Litter Box Habits
The cold truth is that one of the most frustrating behavioral problems a cat breeder or pet owner may face is poor or bad litter box habits. But there are things you can do to cure your kitty of its dirty behavior.
- * Shy Show Kitty
What can you do when your beautiful show cat is misbehaves in the judging cage?
- Solution To Inappropriate Urination: Nugget`s Story
An observant and cretive owner designs a unique solution to help a one-eyed Golden Persian regain her proper litter box habits.
- * Spraying In The Judging Cage
When a cat begins to spray in the judging cage, it can be a trial for all involved: the exhibitor, the ring clerk, the judge and the cats in the next cage. Learn a few tricks on how best to deal with this awkward situation.
- * Tongue Tipping
It can be most frustrating to have your beautiful show kitten begin to tip its tongue...
- * When Good Show Cats Go Bad
Occasionally, a cat who has been a good show cat will start to show signs of being unhappy in the show hall. Learn why this happens and what you might do about it.
- * Wool-Sucking
Wool-sucking and its related behaviors are not just a nuisance to the cat owner, but can pose a danger to the health of the cat itself. Learn some simple techniques that can help stop your cat from chewing on clothing, fabric and other objects in the home.