Guide to a Well Behaved Cat

Guide to a Well Behaved Cat Author Phil Maggitti
ISBN-10 0812014766
Release 1993
Pages 138
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Explains how domestication has changed feline behavior, and offers advice on basic and advanced training

Guide to a Well behaved Parrot

Guide to a Well behaved Parrot Author Mattie Sue Athan
ISBN-10 0764136674
Release 2007
Pages 133
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This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems--screaming, biting, and feather-chewing--and tells how to remedy them. She also stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot behavior traits and advises on many aspects of good parrot care, including proper nutrition and providing the bird with steady companionship. The text is complemented with many attractive and instructive color photos and line art.

Irish Setters

Irish Setters Author Joe Stahlkuppe
ISBN-10 0812046633
Release 1992
Pages 77
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Describes the special characteristics of Irish setters, discusses selection and care, and includes information about breeding and common health concerns

Bengal Cats

Bengal Cats Author Dan Rice
ISBN-10 0812092430
Release 1995-01-01
Pages 94
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An illustrated guide to the characteristics, feeding, grooming and care of Bengal cats.

Good Owners Great Cats

Good Owners  Great Cats Author Brian Kilcommons
ISBN-10 0446518077
Release 1995
Pages 224
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Offers guidelines for cat care and tells how to interpret cat behavior, with details about kittenhood and techniques for readjusting feline behavior

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting And Owning A Cat

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting And Owning A Cat Author Sheila Webster Boneham
ISBN-10 9781440696435
Release 2005-04-05
Pages 304
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Here is the comprehensive guide that every future and current cat owner needs to see their pet through a healthy and happy life. Includes information on finding the right cat, training, health care, nutrition, exercise, grooming, breeding (or not), travelling and boarding cats, and caring for the elderly or ageing cat. Includes an 8-page color insert. Author is an award-winning pet writer. Resources include registries and organizations, national breed clubs, rescure organizations, supplies and equipment, and suggested books, magazines, and internet sites.

Simon and Schuster s Guide to Cats

Simon and Schuster s Guide to Cats Author Gino Pugnetti
ISBN-10 9780671491703
Release 1983
Pages 255
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Describes the characteristics and behavior of various longhair and shorthair breeds, looks at the history of cats, and discusses their care and grooming.

The Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Cat Care

The Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Cat Care Author Wendy Christensen
ISBN-10 9781466867468
Release 2014-04-08
Pages 320
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Building a lifelong, loving relationship with a cat can be a challenging task. Whether you're thinking of adopting a cat or already live with one, The Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Cat Care offers authoritative and practical advice that will help you make the best decisions for your pet along the way. This comprehensive guide includes sections on choosing a healthy cat or kitten, feeding and nutrition, training, grooming, disease, vet visits, caring for an aging cat, feline first-aid kits and emergency care. Unlike other books that endorse breeding and promote novelty or purebred cats, The Humane Society's Guide to Cat Care stresses making life better for the millions of cats already here. It provides information on rescuing and rehabilitating homeless cats, finding a stray's owner, and helping an outdoor cat make the transition to a safe indoor environment. The guide also encourages animal advocacy and offers a list of ways to get involved.

Think Like a Cat

Think Like a Cat Author Pam Johnson-Bennett
ISBN-10 9781101552674
Release 2011-09-27
Pages 432
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America's favorite cat behavior expert, author of Catwise and Cat vs. Cat, offers the most complete resource for cat owners of all stripes, now fully updated and revised. "The queen of cat behavior" - Steve Dale, author of My Pet World Think it's impossible to train a cat? Think again! By learning how to think like a cat, you'll be amazed at just how easy it is. Whether you are a veteran cat lover, a brand-new owner of a sweet kitten, or the frustrated companion of a feline whose driving you crazy, Pam Johnson-Bennett will help you understand what makes your cat tick (as well as scratch and purr). Topics range from where to get a cat to securing a vet; from basic health care to treating more serious problems; choosing an inrresistible scratching post and avoiding litterbox problems. A comprehensive guide to cat care and training, she helps you understand the instincts that guide feline behavior. Using behavior modification and play therapy techniques, she shares successful methods that will help you and your cat build a great relationship. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Canine and Feline Behavior and Training A Complete Guide to Understanding our Two Best Friends

Canine and Feline Behavior and Training  A Complete Guide to Understanding our Two Best Friends Author Linda Case
ISBN-10 9781428310537
Release 2009-05-04
Pages 420
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most critical components of a successful human-animal relationship, and provides a framework to understand the behavior, communication patterns, and learning techniques that govern social interactions. Well-researched and accessible, Canine and Feline Behavior: A Complete Guide to Understanding Our Two Best Friends is an application-based resource to encourage effective training and behavior modification programs for both dogs and cats. Coverage begins with a foundation of evolutionary histories and domestication, focusing on normal communication and social behavior patterns. Learning theory is then presented in the context of real-world relevance to companion animal care, behavior prevention, training, and modification. Finally, common behavior problems and approaches to manage these issues are discussed, making this an essential resource for anyone seeking to understand more about their dogs and cats. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Dr Pitcairn s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs Cats

Dr  Pitcairn s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs   Cats Author Richard H. Pitcairn
ISBN-10 9781623367565
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 512
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For more than 30 years, Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats has been the go-to resource for health-conscious animal lovers. This fourth edition is updated with the latest information in natural pet health, including groundbreaking research on the benefits of vegan diets for pets, as well as nutritionally complete recipes to give your pets optimal health that you can also enjoy, making home-prepared diets easier than ever. The Pitcairns also discuss behavior issues, general nutrition, and a more humane approach to caring for pets. The Pitcairns have long been the trusted name in holistic veterinary care and continue to be at the forefront of natural pet health. Written with the same compassion and conviction, the fourth edition of Natural Health for Dogs & Cats will help you give your beloved animals the healthiest, happiest life.

The Secret Language of Kittens

The Secret Language of Kittens Author Tammy Gagne
ISBN-10 1760110620
Release 2015-03-01
Pages 192
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Kittens are not cats. They have their own very specific needs and challenges. They may scratch furniture, chew on cords, and just generally cause trouble-all while looking adorably innocent. Their first year will be one in which they learn how to use a litter box; that nipping at hands and feet is not tolerated; and how to go to sleep when you do, so their play doesn't keep you up all night. It will be your job to teach them appropriate behavior. 'The Secret Language of Kittens' is your partner during this first year, your one-stop guide when looking for answers. It takes the mystery out of kitten communication, giving you the insight needed to raise a kitten into a happy, well-behaved cat. Learn to translate the vocal communication, behavior, and body language of your kitten. Understand how your kitten sees the world. Know how your attempts at communication and interaction are interpreted, and get guidance on kitten care. As this book shows, there are no bad kittens, only owners who don't yet understand their kitten's 'secret language.'


Catspeak Author Bash Dibra
ISBN-10 0451207092
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 256
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The internationally acclaimed animal behaviorist trains readers in the art of communicating with their cats by emphasizing patience, persistence, and praise. Reprint.

The Trainable Cat

The Trainable Cat Author John Bradshaw
ISBN-10 9780141979335
Release 2016-08-04
Pages 352
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'Amazing' Guardian From the on-screen experts for BBC2's Cat Watch, and based on their groundbreaking research - this is the ultimate guide to making your cat a happier, more sociable animal. The idea of a trained cat is a contradiction in terms, isn't it? Naturally solitary, wary, easily threatened by newcomers, they are attached to place rather than people, and much of their 'antisocial' behaviour arises in situations where that attachment is threatened. But, as cat experts Sarah Ellis and John Bradshaw argue, such stress-induced behaviour can be prevented, reduced, even eliminated, by training. A comprehensive and engaging step-by-step guide, The Trainable Cat will help you to help your cat negotiate the complexities of everyday life: to enjoy living with humans - including new babies and lively toddlers - and other pets; to answer to their name; settle into a new home; and to overcome the anxiety of a visit to the vet. You can train your cat to do what is in its own best interests - even when its instincts tell it otherwise. 'I doubt you'll find a more well-informed or scientific book on cats that better shows you how feline thinking works' The Times

The Dog Trainer s Complete Guide to a Happy Well Behaved Pet

The Dog Trainer s Complete Guide to a Happy  Well Behaved Pet Author Jolanta Benal
ISBN-10 9781429985154
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 288
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If you want to raise a happy dog who loves to play and cuddle--but still comes when called and doesn't chew up your favorite shoes--you need Jolanta Benal's The Dog Trainer's Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet. Jolanta's dog-training philosophy is simple: playful, rewards-based training fosters sociable, polite behavior that is the hallmark of a likeable dog. Harsh, outdated prong collars and choke chains do not. Whether you've just welcomed a new puppy into your life, or are facing some struggles with an already beloved family member, Jolanta has sound advice on everything you want to know, including: • How to housetrain your dog for good • How to read your dog's body language • How to avoid common training mistakes and fix the ones you've already made Jolanta's warm, funny tone and encouraging conversational style will teach you to raise the most loving and best-behaved pooch on the block.

The New York cat owner s guide

The New York cat owner s guide Author Bill Dworkin
ISBN-10 1885492030
Release 1995-06
Pages 105
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Citypets. Ditto, the indispensable handbook for cat owners, "The New York Cat Owner's Guide" by Bill Dworkin. Both cover vets, boarding, even behaviorists and special events.

The Well mannered Cat

The Well mannered Cat Author Dan Rice
ISBN-10 0764102222
Release 1998
Pages 135
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Cat lovers who have learned to communicate with their pets can modify feline behaviour. An experienced vet discusses how to understand a cat's manners under varying circumstances.