by Tom Poes
Cat Training – Teach Your Cat Discipline
Cats are typically maintenance-free pets, that are cute and lovable, but still require care and love. While they are able to maintain their own hygiene, the loving owner must still understand that cats have needs, such as adequate nutrition and proper grooming outside of that which the cat can provide for himself.
An untrained cat can cause as many problems for its owner as a dog that isn’t housebroken. It isn’t too hard to train a cat. It’s important to teach a kitten not to scratch furniture, because its sharp claws can scratch and ruin furniture. Teaching the kitten to use a scratching post will solve that problem. Also, the house can start to smell unpleasant if the cat is not carefully toilet trained.
Clawing is a problem in many kittens, and has several solutions. Some people feel that declawing is a viable solution. Many people