"How to Make Your Cat's Life, and YOUR Life, Happier - Training Your Cat"

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Training simple tricks can be incorporated into daily playtime. Always keep some cat treats in a pocket during training time. To teach your cat to "shake hands," begin by saying "shake," then touching your hand torepparttar underside of one of her front paws. Praise her for letting you touch there, and give her a treat. Repeat this over and over again. Eventually, you can lay your hand flat onrepparttar 139357 floor just in front of her paw. Say "shake" and wait. If she even moves her paw towards you praise her and give her a treat. Little by little, she'll catch on that every time she touches your hand with her paw she can get you to give her a treat. Once she willingly touches your hand, you can start to raise your hand off ofrepparttar 139358 floor a little bit at a time. Keep training fun. Stoprepparttar 139359 session before she loses interest, and always end on a positive note with a reward.

You can userepparttar 139360 same one-small-step-at-a-time technique to teach your cat to walk on a leash. This allows you to take your cat outside for fresh air and sensory stimulation without having to worry about her running off. Purchase a cat harness from a pet supply store. Before you even try putting it on your cat, simply leave it lying by her bed for a day or two. When she is used to seeing and smelling it, loosely put it on her just before her normal mealtime. Hand-feed her food to distract her fromrepparttar 139361 harness and to make wearing it a pleasurable experience. Remove it whenrepparttar 139362 food is gone. After a few days, you can let her wearrepparttar 139363 harness aroundrepparttar 139364 house. Letrepparttar 139365 leash drag behind, but watch to make sure it doesn't become tangled around furniture. When she seems comfortable withrepparttar 139366 harness and leash, pick up your end and walk with her, letting her leadrepparttar 139367 way. Eventually she will walk willingly beside you, and you can both venture outdoors.



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"Make Your Home Cat-Safe - How To Keep Your Cat Happy and Healthy"

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* Philodendron English ivy * caladium dieffenbachia "elephant ear" * poinsettia * mistletoe * azaleas * holly * berries * boxwood * wisteria * hydrangea * oleander * chinaberry tree

If you live in an area prone to natural disasters, keep an emergency pet supply kit with your own. Include a week's worth of food as well as any medication your cat takes on a regular basis. A photo of your pet is also good to keep with your emergency supplies, in case you are separated from your cat duringrepparttar event, you'll have a way to getrepparttar 139356 word out to locate her.

A collar with an identification tag is one of those things that you might never need, but will wish you had if you need it and don't. Even if your cat is strictly and indoor pet,repparttar 139357 unexpected could happen. A door or window is left ajar, or a natural disaster creates an opening in your home through which your frightened feline escapes.

Your cat's identity tag should includerepparttar 139358 following information

* Pet's name * Owner's name and address * Telephone numbers (day and evening) * Medical problem requiring medication * Veterinarian's name and number * Current Rabies vaccination information * Reward offer should pet become lost

Many people have their cats micro-chipped for identification. A small silicone chip containingrepparttar 139359 owner's contact information is painlessly inserted underrepparttar 139360 cat's skin. Most animal shelters automatically scan lost pets to readrepparttar 139361 owner contact information. However, if your cat is found by an average citizen an identification tag will speed up your reunion.



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