The task of choosing a kitten can be quite overwhelming especially when they are all so cute and cuddly at that age. However this exercise should not be taken lightly, mainly due to the fact that cats have rather long lifespan and being prepared to live with one for a very long time takes a certain level of dedication and commitment. Get all the info you need here.
However there are some ways that can help the future owner pick a suitable kitty for a pet, and the following are some suggestions as to how to go about this:
Doing some research on the various breed available and their own individual characteristics will help the individual make a more informed decision on the type most suited to his or her needs.
Elements such as inherent conditions that might be prevailing to the particular breed chosen would be something worth exploring before an actual pick is made.
This will enable the individual to make a better and more informed decision as to whether the choice made would be suited to his or her lifestyle. Issues such as fur shedding can be a nightmare for the individual possessing dark colored and expensive furniture.
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All The Strategies Behind Training Kitty
Training cats is very different from the training techniques used to train dogs. Cat will rarely do anything simply to please their owners, especially if there is nothing in it for them or they simply do not feel like complying at the time the request or commands are given.
Some owners use tactics such as spraying with water misters, loud shakers or any startling noise to show disapproval for certain behavioral traits. In some instances these methods work very well, while in others it seems to create confusion and fear in the cat as it does not really understand what the owner is unhappy about. This is even more complicated when the cat associates these actions with play as some cats do actually enjoy being sprayed with water, thus the initial reason for implementing such corrective measures does not really seem to work at all.
Other methods that can be used to make the cat understand its negative actions would be to use a stern and commanding voice, to show disapproval when a particular undesirable actions is being committed by the cat. In most cases, this has proven to be very effective and certainly deters the cat from the action, even if it for a short time. Most experts would agree that using physical negative behaviors such as hitting the cat will not be beneficial to the animal and will also cause the animal to fear the owner. Physical beatings will also cause the cat to undergo behavioral changes which will eventually create a lot of stress and other misbehavior patterns …
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The Basics On Caring For Your Cat
If the new owner is not interested in feeding the pet cat processed food products, home made preparations will easily suffice. However, one should always try and avoid giving the cat table scraps as the main food source for the cat, as human food is not really complete and nutritious for the cat.
The essential ingredients for cat food should be amino acid taurine and calcium which usually come in the form of a bone based meal.
Another basic cat requirement would be the litter box for its toilet facility. This should ideally be placed in a quiet area, where there is some privacy for the cat and no distractions to startle it when attempting to do its business.
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