Cat Communication – Listen to the Ears!

Our cats rely very heavily on body language to communicate with each other. Eyes, tails, ears, overall body posture and positions provide an almost continuous, subtle, moment-to-moment conversation. Vocalizations are important, of course, but they often occur in situations that can be equated to “shouting” because the quieter body signals are not sufficient. Cats naturally assume that we understand their…
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Is Your Cat Motivated by Food? Of Course!

If you’re interested in training you understand that motivation is important. Just as with dogs, dolphins and elephants, cats can be motivated for training with food as well as attention, petting and praise. Are they more difficult to motivate than dogs or other animals? Not necessarily. As with all training, it depends on the individual, their environment and some other…
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