Importance of socializing your pet

Socialization means learning to be part of society. When we talk about socializing pets , it means helping them learn to be comfortable as a pet within human society-a society that includes many different types of people, environments, buildings, sights, noises, smells, animals and other pets. The critical period for socialisation for a puppy is … Read more

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My cat scratches my furniture. What now?

A cat is a precious member of our families.  As an owner it is quite upsetting when they start scratching your furniture. Scratching is normal behaviour,but we need to get them to scratch what we allow, and not what they feel comfortable with. Why do cats scratch? To mark territory Maintains healthy joints and tendons. … Read more

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Introducing two cats to each other

Cats have always been solitary animals. We force them to interact with each other Cats do not like to share, and will therefore protect their territory. Change is disliked by cats.  The aforementioned character traits make it very difficult to introduce 2 cats, but not impossible. Remember that scents are an extremely important tool for … Read more

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Teaching your kitten to use a litterbox

Kittens are naturally inclined to eliminate on soil and dirt. They usually mimic this behavior by watching their mom. Rescue or adopted kittens will require patience to train them. Setting the scene: Always have one more litterbox than the number of cats in household. Place the litter box in a quiet area of the house. … Read more

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