After 8 years of having a very defiant cat and not having it do what I wanted it to do... my cat Sophie, whom which I had when I was 8 (and as 8 year olds go, Sophie didn't like me very much.)
When I turned 16 of course I was a lot calmer (relatively speaking) but the years of poking and prodding didn't make her want to do anything she didn't want to do still...
I read a very interesting book - a reversible book with a guide to Dogs at the back and a Guide to cats at the front and in fact they weren't much disimilar.
I learned you can train a cat the same as you can train a dog, but the difference is you can't make a cat do anything.
The tip? You can make it WANT to do something.
And the idea with the cat is that you have to make it believe it's his/her idea.
How? Well, Sophie is now long gone but in her later years I could get her to imitate me if I wanted her to even miaow!
I've since had many other cats.
I made everything a game, whether it was for discipline reasons or for games - he learned that everything was okay and fun and he had a great respect when I said 'No' to something and silently walk away, then he noticed how the fun stopped and I NEVER had to tell him anything twice.
Show him what it is you want him to do....come out from under, go into, have a look at....anything really. Show or point or rub fingers together and LOOSE PERSISTENCE - do it once or twice and then let him make his mind up.
If he doesn't do it what you want him to do, leave him with the respect you have for his feelings and next time he'll be more intrigued - honestly!
A simple tip? Cat treats - always after the do something right or listen. The trick with this IS persistence - don't get bored you have to be intent!!
Cats are only independent because people believe that's how they are.
More so than a dog of course but they simply don't have as long legs as a dog so dont need a field to burn off excess energy. It doesn't mean they need any less attention, love or affection.
An hour a day, after dinner, before bed or in the morning - spend all the time you can. You'll find it so rewarding.
Not on a general basis, but I had a cat that would chase people if told him too. He was harmless. Cats can be quite vicious if frightened and cornered, but chasing a human isn't that common.
They make special formulas for cats. I give mine a gel of glucosamine and chondrointon, made for cats.
Cats make violent noises when they mate because the mating process is very violent. The cats are both aggressive towards each other.
Cats do not like this, because, to them it's a threatening sound.
Warrior cats have only book series and videos on youtube that youtubers make.
Children should be told not to play with stray cats or make cats angry.
He is not gay,and who told you that?
cats is the corect answer so dont look anywere eles 100% i know that it is cats. her favorite animal? ...i told you cats CATS NOTHING ELES CATS OK? CATS!!!
They are called cats, cats make cats.
No, they are cats, and cats don't build, but beavers make dams.
I was told dogs years is 7 and cat years is 9.
That is hard and you can't make them. Most older cats do not get along with other CATS! But if kittens are introduce with an older cat they have a better chance of getting along.
no i think he likes dogs yes he does of what someone told me
No there is not. Who on earth told you that????
Beacuse someone told him it was raining cats and dogs
Mary Shaw Attwood has written: 'The adventures of six little pussy-cats told by Sandy' -- subject- s -: Cats