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How To Train Your Cat To Behave

Watch more How to Train Your Cat videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Here's the thing--dogs will do things just to please you. But cats want to know what's in it for them. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Stock up on treats Stock up on treats: The first rule of cat training is that Kitty isn't going to do a darn thing you say unless you reward her with something tasty. Step 2: Be consistent Be consistent. If you don't want your cat sleeping with you, then you're going to have to put up with several sleepless nights listening to her pathetic mewling until she learns that you are immune to her ploys for pity. Step 3: Get a water bottle Fill a spray bottle with water and give her a little squirt when she's misbehaving. The key is to spray her only when you catch her in _the act_. Otherwise, she'll just think you're sadistic. Step 4: Redirect her Redirect your cat when she's tearing up your furniture by picking her up and placing her paws on a scratching post. Give her a treat if she starts pawing it. Tip Train a cat to stay off your furniture by placing bubble wrap on it; the loud noise will frighten her off. In the unlikely event she enjoys the popping noises her claws make, try sticky paper or aluminum foil. Step 5: Give Kitty quality time Give your cat quality time each and every day. Cats mostly get into mischief when they're bored and/or angry with you for ignoring them. Give them plenty of attention, and they won't try to get it by chewing up your favorite slingbacks. Did You Know? Inappropriate elimination (that is, not using the litter box) is the most frequent complaint of cat owners.
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