Archive for April, 2014

Don’t Pet Me Anymore!

Recently a friend who is quite knowledgeable about pets and their behavior said something that gave us pause.  She said her cat sometimes bites her when she is petting him to show his dominance over her.   It’s not uncommon for cats to bite or ...

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Negotiating the Peace When Cats are Warring

Our friend Sandy has problems with her two younger cats, Sam and James stalking and attacking her 10 year old cat, Fluffy, who has now become afraid of the younger cats.  This is creating stress for the whole family.  How do you deal with a cat war t...

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Nature of Cats

In a recent presentation to a room full of dog trainers, Dr. Suzanne Hetts gave the audience 10 important characteristics of cats to help participants better understand the basic nature of cats.  The rest of the presentation focused on how this understand...

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Cat Bite Prevention

Dog Bite Prevention Week occurs in May and was devoted to educating the public about the dangers of dog bites and ways to avoid them.  Certainly dog bites are a serious problem with an estimated 4.5 million people bitten in the U.S. each year.  But c...

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