Small Tips on Training your Cat
This article is for the small behaviors that could be medical and with tips to help in the right direction for training.
Teeth grinding could be a sign of improper bit of a kitten. A mature cat that has just started this would be a time to visit the vet to find out if there is some medical problem with the cat’s mouth, teeth, or gums. Changing the cat’s diet also can help. Usually in older cats, the dry food becomes hard to chew and you will need to change to soft food or a wet cat food. When doing this you will want to be careful with changing the diet. Take small steps; start with mixing small amounts with some dry food. In addition, of course leave the dry food for the rest of the meal. Allow the cat to eat the mix food you gave first then the rest of the dry food. You can do this until you have completely changed over to the other food. Important to remember to get the cat to the vet to make sure there is no under lying medical problem with your cat. .
Is your cat rubbing it bottom all over the floor? This may not really be a sign of worms. Look at your cat’s diet and physiology. If a cat is eating their own hair this will pass though the cat but will become uncomfortable for them to pass. If the long hair is hanging out the bottom this is a way that your cat is using to remove the rest of the hair. Taking the cat to the vet is the best thing for de worming and examination. Keeping your cat groomed is very important especially in long hair cats daily grooming is required. This will help with the cat chewing the hair.
Clingy and follower cats can become annoying. Afflicted cat will cling and exhibits advance lap fungus symptoms. When you leave your cat in an enclosed room, the cat will cry as if you have left it alone for every. This is a good time to stop and have some one on one activity with the cat just for a short time. This would be a good start to training for the cat. As they will learn that, you have activity time. Use good food reward for this, when the cat is not screaming and in another room, this is a time to reward with a small treat not all the time but to let your cat know that you approve of this.
Did you get a new kitten and have to give it a name. Toby, Molly or what every perfect name you pick for the cat will become very important. You will wan to train your cat to come to you and have your attention when you call him. With most cats and animals, have simple small names. This is something you will want to do. Start with learning about clickers this is a great tool in training a cat. You can push, and it makes a clicking sound that cats can hear. You can find these in pet stores and on the internet.
For training the kitten to respond to the name , sit with the cat in your lap with cuddling, say the cats name, click, the cat responds to the click say the name, give a small treat. Use bite size liver treats for this. Small liver treats works great. Continue with the training with the name. Once the cat learns that you say the name, a click, a treat, the next step will be to say the name, no click, cat responds, and then the treat. Soon your cat will come to you when you say his name. At this time, reduce the treats until you are not giving a treat for the name training.
No matter what the problem is there are basic training tips.
Patience, time, and caring will be the most important of all.
Give your cat a hug today; this starts a great relationship with your and your cat.
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