The Trained Cat

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Is your cat more independent than you would like? Is your cat affectionate but only pays attention to you when he decides? A common misperception about cats is that they aren’t affectionate, or only give affection on their terms. Another misperception is that you can’t train a cat—but you can! When you teach your cat to perform behaviors on cue, you’ll reap many benefits, including having a closer, more affectionate relationship. You will have a cat that comes when called, doesn’t wake you up in the middle of the night, has fewer behavior issues and is less stressed.

A Trained Cat…

By training your cat, you develop a better relationship with him. Keep in mind, however, that even intelligent cats need supervision, instruction and boundaries – sometimes even physical boundaries. Allowing your cat, no matter how educated he may be, to walk, run or roam outside off of a leash can put him in danger.

Cats Can Be Trained