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Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Does your cat have a bad habit? Don’t worry. We all have bad habits, and like ours, cats’ habits can be changed with patience and persistence. First, it’s important to note that training a cat is much different than training a dog. Cats are less likely to follow commands, but like training a dog, cats …

By Elizabeth Teal, ASPCA and Jacque Lynn Schultz, C.P.D.T., Companion Animal Programs Adviser. National Outreach     A cat’s personality is largely formulated in the first eight weeks of life. Leaving health issues to the veterinarian, here’s what you can do to help your foster kittens be all that they can be behavioral. Your first important task is to provide …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Like us, cats have their own unique personalities, and they’re often particular about their likes and dislikes. So when it comes to meeting your family, it’s important to let them do it at their own pace, and give them their own space to get comfortable. Here are some tips to making these introductions as smooth …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Bringing home a new cat or kitten is such a fun time—the playing, the purring, the litter box training…wait. OK, so litter box training is not exactly fun, but it’s important and usually pretty easy. Before you bring home your new cat, you will need to do a few easy things in advance: Purchase one …

  Download Transcript Cats have an inherent need to scratch, usually to mark their territory. Knowing this is natural, it’s best to provide your cat with scratching toys from the day you bring her home. This can help deter her from claiming your favorite belongings.   Why do cats scratch? For the Predator, claws hold the prey while the mighty …

Home Forever Home Dogs Cats Not using the litter box is one of the most common reasons why owners return their cats to shelters. And tragically, about a third of the cats that are surrendered to shelters each year are euthanized, according to the ASPCA. We want to help you fix the underlying issue to help ensure you and your …