Tagged: Bad Cat Behavior

It's not inappropriate elimination because for me it is appropriate to avoid the litter tray.

14 suggestions about domestic cats not using the litter box

Introduction: The problem of domestic cats not using the litter box is the source of millions of articles. It is euphemistically called “inappropriate elimination”. It is an inaccurate description because from the cat’s standpoint...

Clicker training a domestic cat using a clicker and food reward to do the roll over

How to train your cat to roll over

There is quite a lot of informal training taking place on an ongoing basis in a cat household both from cat to person and person to cat. Training a cat to do something specific...

Gabriel having sex on my arm

What’s up with cat humping, anyway?

I have brazenly lifted the title to this post from the Catster.com website. The title interested me. I thought how often do people see domestic cats humping? For the sake of complete clarity humping...

Handsome domestic cat hunting

Why do domestic cats hunt?

The question in the title might, at first instance, look completely normal. Domestic cats hunt in order to feed themselves, surely? But domestic cats don’t need to hunt to eat. In nearly all homes,...

Don't punish your cat with water spray

Cat punishment versus divine intervention

Anyone with reasonable knowledge of cat guardianship knows that punishing a domestic cat is pointless. It’s worse than pointless. It achieves an objective which is unintended: it frightens a cat to the point where...

Cat active at night disturbs some cat owners

Cat runs around at night

People are looking for ideas when they type into a Google search bar ‘cat runs around at night’. They’re really asking what can I do to get some sleep because my cat is too...

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