Cat Scratching is a natural form of expression for cats that meets certain requirements related to health and wellness. Scratch offers a natural manicure outer layer or hoof hygiene purposes strips; allows the muscles, ligaments and tendons to the health and vitality of stretching; It provides an outlet for stress and crisis response; and it has a specific activity of the species associated with a pleasant excitement and rdquo game.
This list was created for those who need help declawing cat behavior solutions and alternatives scratching. Our goal is to create an exhaustive list, so that people have the information necessary to understand the behavior of healthy natural cat claws and practice, while the power to feel and redirect power to surface scratches.
Note: This list is long and varied personalities Recognizing the cat in particular preferences particular and unique cat scratch expressions and impressions. Other words, some of these solutions work with your cat, while others do not. Enough to create possibilities that can be selected and applied according to their specific needs, your cat needs, and between species to the needs of your home purpose. Even if we are interested to collect 100 possibilities, we understand people that does not mean that you are using all with a cat. We suggest that people see their family cat behavior signs and find clues, solutions that will be in their specific situations, the most effective and functional living together. Although not necessary for a person to use all options of solution or intervention in the list mentioned … possibilities ensure that a solution can be found for each cat, Person any budget.
1. Has created a room or area in the house where a cat can feel safe in his family, and good? A cat at home are less likely to participate, so the roaches seem to be blind randomized.
2. Have you assigned a scratch on the surface with a texture that your cat or options preferred multiple textures? (Fabric, wood, window screen, furniture, rugs / carpets, mattress, sisal, basket weave, cardboard, cork)
3. Has provided a surface scraping having to scratch a variety of directions? (Horizontal, vertical, oblique)
4. Are you planning a surface scraping your family cat & rsquo remains stationary and stable in response; Scratching behavior?
5. Does your touch or scratch the surface up to 36 inches of vertical height of 28 inches available, so get your cat, shoot, and get a full body stretch?
6. Having zero surface in a region where it is placed and rsquo; scratches were observed behavior? (Where are the bedrooms, where food and water bowls, frames inputs / outputs / door / window, near at home, common living rooms and the rest of the family are together)
7. If you have multiple scratches / surfaces in different areas around the house so your cat has the opportunity to get a zero right in the right place at the right time?
8. Have you taken always sufficiently scrape a house with several cats to host?
9. Have you put scratch / surfaces in public areas, where the family spends most of the time? (Member of the cat family want to be near you, you do not have to be in a corner away from the action)
10. Have you thought about buying a combination of surface pole-zero, as the CatAWhack Unit? Cats like to watch in the field to share with you and the rest of the family; a rod provides a great platform for interesting things espionage, stay entertained, and “face to face” with the rest of the family … and see how each family member who wants to communicate their discoveries, or share a route and hellish for communicating; where surface scratching (aka: Notepad), the term an ideal location on the display.
11. Has zero behavior occurs before, during or after exposure to experiences or activities? (Eat, drink, sleep, play, look out the window, spending time on the porch, visit the vet, dialogue with other residents in the house)
12. The zero-day behavior sometimes occurs particular (from morning to night in the middle of the night); for specific activities (waking from sleep, eat, play); or to other cats, birds, squirrels to see or interact with the family dog or other cats (in the house, seen through the windows, odor detection through screens windows or doors)?
13. Having the meeting integrates multiple daily needs with shelves scratches? For example, to create through a room where food is produced, drink, sleep, play, exercise, stretching and scratching. personalised spaces designed to meet the recurrent natural return visits for fragrance enhancer place several related needs cat health, welfare and activities of daily living and to repeat zero performances.
14. Did you rewarded behavior always zero and placed Claws Surfaces with treats, affection, praise Positive catnip and / or fall time?
15. Have you tried to put your cat scratching at or near the surface, while your pet? This often inspired and ldquo; Kneading & quot; Movements with legs that once claws in and out of the surface and out to come and repeat leads up feelings of joy and desire again.
16. Do you use rewards or reinforcement positive your cat is sensitive? (Treats, time interactive game, solitaire game time with a therapy ball, praise, massage kitten, catnip, access to an area, bedroom, closet, basement, etc., which are not always available )
17. Have you taken your cat a family member with time interactive game for the scratching post / designated area or zero with the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, exploring promote unity? (Balancer toys, game toys, catnip, hidden goodies; pre & ldquo; & rdquo prey to trigger sounds at regular intervals, hunting games, day or Hide-n-Seek)
18. Do you have to change the efforts of positive reinforcement and rewards make it more interesting for your cat to do? (For example, the addition of a cardboard box or other supplements exploration and curiosity promoted in the area where the cat tree placed)
19. Do you have distributors throughout the subsequent process of automatic open abrasions / placed? (Add home to handle commercial toys or work space through small holes in a paper bag, box or small roll of toilet paper cut the folded ends; Try Rollers incredible luxury machine)
20. Do you have to be diverted consistent in your efforts to reward and reinforce the behavior and ldquo call to scratching; Claws & quot; Surfaces?
21. Have your cat at least 14 days to provide its practice of zero to approved areas for change? (After all, it takes at least 14 days to change a habit or break)
22. chasing you scratch old or & ldquo; claws & quot; unpleasant surfaces to your family member cats? (Tape deck face or furniture double protection as strips furniture legs Mail, Sticky legs on a roll, that repellents fragrances or non-toxic safety is used on the basis of unwanted scratches and orange peel, lemon natural citrus or aerosols orange, Organics pets No scratch, bitter spray or repellent apple;! repellents uses activated by motion, a motion sensor that detects a cat and a burst of spray compressed air can when the cat chases near old who suffers cockroaches, aluminum cans placed with a little loud something like coins, stones or beans (Remember, in the wobbly periphery in the opening band with a full band NRL) side of zero as the arm of a chair. zero action causes the drop box to create a tone that purrformance a repetition. fright)
23. used a deodorant pet as a miracle only for Orange cats Oxy power stain remover and odor from scratch nature of the old shelters before covering with the above? (Scent glands on the pads to accompany the perfume scratches placement before covering, so that when establishing a new practice and rsquo ;. S zero time to find out who won and rsquo; t have the desire to return)
24. Have you thought about bananas zero deterrence used? Believe it or not, it was reported that some cats do not like the smell of bananas. You can close the area to create a single banana or a stack or surface “scratch-off”. Other options include extract natural banana or banana powder. NOTE: All cats are not identical and have an aversion to odors.
25. Have you had a type of jet or smooth satin cover on furniture where the zero occurs? This draw is combined with the trend ceiling texture, drag and drop, it will be difficult to get a good “grip” for your cat a family member and is less attractive than other surfaces or textures. Note: Even if the cover moves, attempts want something in reaction to cockroaches, they tend to keep the cushion to keep it in place and falls to the ground. If you have a vinyl or leather furniture, connect one end of the cover on the pillow to anchor.
26. unit area / next scratches CatAWhack the old cockroaches shelters place (also known as: sofa, kitchen table, door or window, rugs or carpets, curtains, shower curtains) to promote the transfer of practice zero and ldquo; claws- off & quot; Surfaces and ldquo; Talons-in & quot;?
27. Having progressively CatAWhack unit or other surface moves to the old cockroaches shelters for a period of 14 days to scratch your cat and rsquo product; s zero practice of “claw-in” area outside the regular paths pedestrian traffic throughout the home or on the periphery of a room instead of the center?
28. If you have kittens, you are treated used with its legs, so it will be more comfortable with the nail clipping?
29. Does your cat and rsquo pruning; s claws least once a month or have the vet do it for you?
30. Avoid nail trimming cat, they do not know how or have anxiety, do to cut the quick of the nail? If so, here are some resources to help: How to cut your cat’s claws; Claws cut video chat with cat Henstridge, the veterinarian PetStreet
31 If you have trouble trimming your cat and rsquo; Talons, which have the Klaw Kontrol Bag is restricted to the fulfillment of basic care movement?
Nails 32. If a member of your family cat is anxious to take place during the sessions, be muzzled cat eyes trying to minimize reactions in the environment, and create a sense of calm? NOTE: A kitten muzzle-fitting as veterinary technicians and hairdressers used was found to be a safe and humane way to minimize or relieve stress your cat while brushing and certain types of intervention and medical treatment. If you decide to use this option, please make sure that the muzzle, so that the nose of your cat through the front opening, before it will continue; if you can clearly see the nose, then breathe freely cat! As with any other, all cats react to the same way, and some will do better without it.
Important: Before you try this option, enter your cat a family member with a little time to become familiar with the snout … lying on the ground to brush against them, to introduce and after a few days.
33. Have you tried music especially for sudden deafness sensibilities your cat develops a sense of calm to inspire? Pet Acoustics discovered that cats prefer long tones and harmonies moderate to low volume supports to keep their cats relaxation. acoustic music pet can help create an environment that, including the groom (nail sessions finish), stress and excessive separation anxiety activity zero in response to a variety of things in the environment is minimized, storm, road trips or visits to the vet.
34. Have you tried nail caps that cover Talons Flexkleber brand for a period of four to six weeks? Here is a video demonstration to help: How do I apply gentle and soft legs Claws Nail Caps with veterinarian Dr. Christi Schelling and Charlie the cat
35. Comfort Zone Feliway plug-in attempts to reduce a natural substance, odorless to humans that facial pheromones of a cat scratching in response to a stressful environment mimics hyperactive?
36. Have you tried clicker training, where a couple of clicks of the delivery and the desired behavior is rewarded? Fascinate click attention as they move towards the desired range and assume a scratch behavior. follow the sound of the click immediately with positive reinforcement, a new problem on a regular basis occurs.
37. Have at least 15 minutes to put your cat family time available per day to play? (Boredom can lead to more scratching behavior)
38. Have you taken the time to see the cat for clues and hints on how to inspire their cooperation? The cat whiskers lowers his tail produces a crunch, this engine is running or inspire purring meow?
39. Have you provided a stimulating environment that will entertain your cat? For example, open the drapes, blinds and curtains; provided a perch high enough to see the window, from; and placed near the scrape exits?
40. If you live in an apartment in the basement with few windows, that have this feature outdoor creatures seen the game DVD images like birds, squirrels, rabbits, crickets mouse or offering visual stimuli and environmental enrichment? Have you put a zero surface in the region?
41. Have you thought about, and the records to scratch the surface tempting sounds or introduce designated area? The sound of rustling paper bag; The sound of fingernails scraping on a surface is textured; The sound of beating the index under a blanket; Insects, rodents, birds, bats, frogs sound clips produced by an electronic device that plays automatically at set intervals or in response to movement starts (You can get great sound bites here: Communication acoustic animal)
42. These sounds stimulate reactions thieves promote high scratch in the field of audio activity and scratches and improve scratch surfaces provided where the sound originates. You can also increase the effect hiding near goodies noise and placement of toys, which have a similar appearance, texture and quality of the dam associated with it.
43. Have you considered placing puzzle scratching cat or small holes goodies hidden compartments near the surface or close processing distributors have to distribute sweets?
44. Another major attraction is to throw on a floor, wall or ceiling to move a light source at night to use shadows that referred nearby areas scratches is to promote the use of claws. Shadows can be generated to achieve different levels and patterns of shadow by placing a light source behind the movement, rotation or rocker object and adjusting the intensity and position of the light source.
45. Consider Calvin Klein Obsession for Men Cologne. It was to win and now found that illicit responses in the large wild cats in captivity again. Discover wild big cats video Calvin Klein Cologne. You can scrape a splash or two in or near the surface enough to get the attention of your cat.
46. Have you one of the many applications for the iPhone and iPad cat by a member of the cat family with a little playing time in the vicinity of an offer to buy surface scratches?
47. an animal behaviorist who specializes in behavior cat rescue organization for claw or a veterinarian for claw consulted?
48. Does a search engine like Google or Yahoo uses for more information on cat behavior and practice of zero?
49. Here are some websites that offer information, resources, tools and products that can help you can provide: Mattress Cattress; Cat behaviourist Jackson Galaxy expert; You need campaign claws legs; The veterinarian Dr. Christi Schelling; holistic veterinarian and author Dr. Jean Hovfe
50. If your cat is experiencing a relapse and start scratching cat “mouth-off” areas to explore scratching, which may have triggered the behavior: Is there anything new or different in the area is a new member in the family or a recent absence a family member? There are changes that can be used as construction projects in the region to change a great help to a neighbor with an affinity for loud noises loud music or fear or member of the family anxiety cats have when I was a designated space in the external environment practice or zero behavior? Kitty is boring? No new smells of a project left the house to improve, which can carry the scent of the members of the family of cats entering the house, the sensitive nose of your cat or other customers odor would be detectable that could scratch trigger a reaction or to place smell?
51. If you are unsure of what contributes to the zero-practice your cat to the sudden change, detective work. Consider an appointment with your vet to see if there is a physical or medical reason; Show investing in a device motion detection to check with family members of felines at any time during the day for wireless remote video, which could provide some clues about what happens when you’re not there.
52. If you and rsquo; re CatAWhack unit or use cat furniture panel containing a zero, you should occasionally to keep (every 4-6 months) to another desired location, such as a new point of view switching point kitten window committed, curious and excited or CatAWhack reconfigure the device by inserting the zero panel, to move the bed, or a piece of a toy or a new component or accessory, such as a box, cover more than half of the unit, the crumple or a new toy.
Remember, don & rsquo; t takes the purrsonally and scratches hellip; Put yourself in their legs and find easy ways to inspire claws designated areas.
Give your cat a scratchin and rsquo; Luck! They are simply trying to find their way; determine their region; find out where they belong; allocate space; draw a perimeter; define the limits; let others know that houses and rsquo; re there; the communication; practice self-care activities that contribute to health, longevity and well-being; and an identity within the family unit to produce.
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