socialisation

Presence of mother during socialisation of kittens can be a positive or negative influence

This is a quick note and no more because there is not a lot of information about this due to…

2 months ago

Example of using positive reinforcement to socialise a cat (video)

We hear a lot about positive reinforcement in socialising feral and stray cats. Positive reinforcement is a way of training…

8 months ago

Awesome FIV senior TNR cat story. She socialized him with a wooden spoon!

This is an awesome FIV senior TNR cat story. He's a great looking, jowly, beat up, male cat with a…

2 years ago

Woman’s Lifelong Project. Socializing a Blind Feral Cat

A woman's lifelong project. Socializing a blind feral cat. And what a project; which had an interesting beginning full of…

2 years ago

What does raised underfoot mean?

What does raised underfoot mean? It means to raise kittens in your home, literally under your feet, as a process…

2 years ago

Socialized and Domesticated Feral Cat Prefers Cats to Humans

This is a slightly sad story of a feral kitten who found his way into a couple's backyard 18 years…

3 years ago

Wean Cats at Fourteen Weeks of Age

Kittens should be weaned at fourteen weeks. The current recommended weaning age is twelve weeks. I am told that kittens…

3 years ago

Gabriel Snoozing: The Socialisation of a Semi-feral Cat

Another photo of my semi-feral rescue cat who I am fostering. He is snoozing and becoming domesticated. I have cared…

6 years ago

Socialising a semi-feral kitten. He is on my lap at last!

Here is a straightforward video (made on an iPhone 4s) showing Gabriel on my lap and letting me stroke him.…

6 years ago

Socialising Feral Kittens: Play is Important

Play is important in socializing feral kittens. It makes them forget their fears and allows the person to touch and…

6 years ago