Kitty litter, litter pan, catnip, catnip toys, cat mats, plays mice, scratching tree or post collars, leashes, Supplements, door entrances, treats, and food are all cat-training supplies. All these items plus more can be found in pet stores on the Internet, in the local vets office, and local store that carry a line of pet supplies. In addition, just about any thing that you may need to help you train your cat can be found.
Another way to get very inexpensive and maybe free supplies is check out different articles to come up with homemade remedies and items that will help you with the training of a cat. Cats are not really a fussy pet. We can make them that way, cats do not know that you made the item or purchased it. This is another good way to get the whole family involved with training the cat. Have them help make the item or come up with some ideas to help train a cat. Children love to make things and this is a good teaching tool for the children. Teaching children that their pet cat needs also to have training in areas that will help the family have a good healthy relationship with the pet cat.
A simple plastic concentrated juice container is a great idea for cats to roll around, and play with. Buy putting something harmless in the container that will make noise and if the cat world get the container open, so the will not be harmed. Put some good tape or glue the top close to the juice container. On the other hand, if someone in the family can sew. Making toys for the cat. Mice, balls, and object that you can think of. Fill it with soft batting or catnip. The cat will love to play with any of these items.
Build a tree-climbing house for your cat. If you or a family member is a handy person with building small things this is a good idea and cost is very inexpensive. You do not want to make it to high, as we do not want to teach a cat to jump from high places. However, you can have it spread out if there is room for it.
Get some type of idea how much room the cat needs when they are curled up sleeping, you can make a little area particular enclosed for the cat to sleep. Make from the bottom to the next level high enough to allow the cat for a scratching pole. Have a small shelve on it for the cat to sit and play with some toys or couple of toys on a stick with string attached so that cat can swat at the toy. Make a tunnel for the cat to crawl though or to go when they feel they need protection. If the wood does not splinter, you can use just the bare wood. If you are going to paint or stain the scratching post, take time to check out your local paint store for suggestions on this. You would not want to harm the cat if they would lick or try to gnaw the wood. Putting carpeting is a good idea. Make sure the carpeting does not have loops in the weaving that the cat can get the claws snagged. Cats do not like to get claws snag on anything.
When purchasing supplies for your pet make sure that the item will be appropriate to the trick or behavior you intent to train the cat, some of the pet stores will allow you to bring in your pet. This is a good idea if you are able to do this. This way you can tell by a cat’s reaction if the supplies that you would like to purchase will be interesting enough to the cat.
Cats are all different and have very many different natures. If it works for one cat may not work for another cat.
Always remember when training a pet cat that it will take time and patience to trained a cat. In addition, this will be rewarding to your pet cat and the family.
If you are having problems with training the cat there are many articles on the Internet about training cats and call the vet, cats too do get sick or depressed.
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