Do food puzzles increase feline frolicking? By Mikel Maria Delgado, PhD Psychology I’m a big fan of food puzzles as an enrichment choice for cats. As natural predators, cats have evolved to work for their food. We brought them inside, handed them a bowl of food, and took their...
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Help for the Multi-cat Household By Cheryl Kolus, DVM In many ways, our pet cats today are not that different from their wild ancestor, the African wildcat. They even look similar. According to Wild Cats Magazine, the African wildcat is mostly nocturnal, hides...
How refreshing it is to feel the warm breeze and see the pops of color appearing around town as we (finally!) move into spring. For those of us who like to fancy ourselves green-thumbed, one of the brightest aspects of spring is the chance to get back into the...
We all know about catnip – what it is, what it does, and why it might be a good idea to use it to help train your cat. But how much do you actually know about the famous feline drug? This following article contains more than a few things...
Learn more about Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) , its behavioral symptoms, and some environmental treatments, in this recent blog post by Dr. Sally Foote, at www.drsophiayin.com. https://drsophiayin.com/blog/entry/the-on-againoff-again-litter-box-user-feline-idiopathic-interstitial-cystitis/
“Science Friday!”: A review of cat behavior in relation to disease risk and management options.
This study published in 2006 can serve as a reminder to rule out underlying medical conditions before diagnosing cases of feline psychogenic alopecia. From the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, in June, 2006, Volume 228(11): pp. 1705-9. Underlying medical conditions in cats with presumptive psychogenic alopecia. Authors:...
This piece by Lynn Miller for PetMD includes tips on how to introduce a new cat to a resident cat from Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Dr. Megan Maxwell and others. http://www.petmd.com/cat/training/evr_ct_how-to-introduce-cats
Hello everyone! My name is Brittany Thomas. I am a licensed veterinary technician at Animal Medical Center of Middletown in Louisville, Kentucky. I am currently working on transitioning the practice to become more Fear Free. I teach puppy socialization classes, and am currently studying to become a veterinary technician...
In this excerpt from her pet behavior column, Dr. Megan Maxwell discusses the role that positive reinforcement can play in the behavior and training of pet cats: Many pet owners are surprised to hear that their cats can learn new behavior in a manner similar to the way that...
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