If your cat’s behaviour is driving you nuts try timeout
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Try time-out for cats who are misbehaving

This is a snippet of advice from Jackson Galaxy. I’ve never tried it because I’ve never had cause to but I am sympathetic towards people who may on occasions become frustrated with their cat’s behaviour. Cat behaviour is never bad … please continue reading

The difference between cat punishment and negative reinforcement
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Say nothing they'll blame the dog

The difference between punishing a cat and negative reinforcement, both of which should be avoided, is that the former requires the cat to be able to measure his/her behaviour against norms as decided by humans which is something that is … please continue reading

Can cats really be helped in an unfriendly Internet? Always smile from the wrists down.
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When frustrated cat owners want to know how to deal with their cat’s “bad behavior”, or try to learn more about their kitty’s health; to get their questions answered many people frequently turn to the Internet to take advantage of … please continue reading

Is Punishment Appropriate for Cats? What are Better Training Methods for Felines?
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When kitty is behaving ‘badly’, in order to quickly ‘correct’ this unacceptable conduct, far too often owners will resort to punishing their cat. One of the most popular methods used is the ‘tried and true’ squirt bottle. And even though … please continue reading