• interactie

    Interactions with your cat

    Interactions with your cat The modern owner/cat relationship is a complex one. Many people see their pets as members of the family and decisions about holidays and moving house have the cat’s wellbeing at their very centre. As far back as 1985 a survey revealed that 99% of both dog and cat owners considered their …

  • Communicatie

    How do cats communicate

    Cats communicate in a variety of different ways, and to properly understand cats it is vital to appreciate how and why they communicate. In the preliminary stages of aggressive or combative behaviours, cats will tend to avoid looking at each other directly. Indeed looking directly at a cat may be interpreted as challenging/aggressive by the …

  • Krabben

    (Nederlands) Krassen op meubels en tapijten

    Scratching on furniture and carpets Why do cats scratch? Cats scratch with their front claws by dragging them downward, either on a horizontal or vertical surface – this action, referred to as stropping, loosens and removes the outer husk of the claw revealing a sharp new surface underneath. It also exercises the muscles of the …

  • Shit

    Soiling indoors

    Urination and defecation in the wrong place The cat is usually fastidious about its toilet habits and will consistently use a litter tray indoors if it is provided, or loose earth or sand outside in the garden. Therefore, if urine or faeces are discovered in the corner of the room it can be very worrying. …

  • groot

    A cat friendly home

    Your cat’s happiness is greatly influenced by how you behave and what kind of lifestyle you offer – as the cat is a territorial species, the environment is everything! First of all, therefore, you need to get the cat-related equipment and facilities right, particularly if you keep your cat exclusively indoors or give it restricted …