Mieshelle Nagleschneider founded The Cat Behavior Clinic in 1999, traveling the world as a cat behaviorist. A lecturer, keynote speaker, and animal welfare-advocate, she has a stellar international reputation in the field of cat behavior. Below are some of her insights into cat behavior as shared in Reader's Digest with some specifics with regard to kitty litter … [Read more...] about Kitty Litter Challenges Addressed by “The Cat Whisperer”
If you love the Simon's Cat video series, then you're sure to love this new series. Simon's Cat Logic is a series in which the author of the Simon's Cat videos speaks with a cat behaviorist. Learn what's behind your cat's crazy behavior and what you can do to keep your cat happy. … [Read more...] about Simon’s Cat Logic – Crazy Time
“Alana, I volunteer for a trap neuter release org outside of Philadelphia, so I spend a lot of time around feral cats. If you are able to provide tips/info to the readers here about taking in/ "rehabbing" ferals, it would be appreciated. I know many people try to open their hearts to all kinds of cats, and it would be great to have guidance that would help them develop a … [Read more...] about Tips to Socialize Feral & Frightened Cats and Kittens
Q: I have twin tabby cats and they both lick people constantly! I'm curious to know why they do it. - Shannon A: Kitties can lick for many reasons. Since both kitties enjoy licking people there can be a few reasons behind it. If you had them as kittens or obtained them later on, they were raised with kindness and a lot of handling and affection. You and your friends must … [Read more...] about Tabby cats licking people and older cat accepting a rescued greyhound
Q: "My wife and I have two 2 yr old males, litter mates. One will let you pick him up and pet him but the other when you go to pick him up, he becomes very stiff, puts his ears back and meows/cries, is this normal?" - Adam A: If your cat is unsettled or uncomfortable with being picked up, it could be behavioral or medical. Your cat may dislike being handled or picked up … [Read more...] about When I pick my cat up he cries/meows, is this normal?