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Since the beginning of time, cats have convinced the world that they are untrainable so they can do whatever they want?but those days are over! Gregory Popovich is a professional cat trainer who?s trained cats to perform amazing circus-style tricks for television and stage, and he?s about to reveal his most closely guarded secrets so ...
Since the beginning of time, cats have convinced the world that they are untrainable so they can do whatever they want…but those days are over! Gregory Popovich is a professional cat trainer who’s trained cats to perform amazing circus-style tricks for television and stage, and he’s about to reveal his most closely guarded secrets so cat lovers everywhere can put an end to the most common problems:
And so much more, including how to become an expert cat trainer at home and teach your cat to perform Gregory’s favorite tricks, like jumping through a hoop or perching on your shoulders. This fun-to-read book also provides wonderful insights into the mysterious, complex feline mind, explaining why cats do the things they do so we can better understand them and enjoy a closer, more meaningful friendship.
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Part 1 Laying the Groundwork for a Long, Happy Life Together 11
1 The Connection Between Humans and Cats 13
2 Choosing Your Cat: How, Where, Why 23
3 The Cat's First Days in Your Home 33
4 Mealtime: What to Feed Your Cat 45
5 Playing with Your Cat 55
Part 2 Cat Training 101 67
6 The Language of Cats 69
7 Litter Box Training 83
8 Bath Time: How to Clean Your Cat 91
9 Getting Your Cat to Let You Sleep 107
10 Teaching Your Cat to Not Damage Furniture 113
11 Stopping Your Cat from Biting and Scratching 121
12 Breaking More Bad Habits 127
Part 3 Advanced Lessons in Cat Training 137
13 Cats and Kids Living Together 139
14 Bringing an Additional Cat into Your Home 149
15 Moving to a New Home 165
16 Traveling with Your Cat 171
17 Training Your Cat to Do Tricks 187
18 Growing Older with Your Cat 209
Conclusion: An Afternoon of Comedy Pet Theater 217
About the Author 227
Posted August 29, 2011
For those who want to learn more about feline behaviors and become closer with their cat, this is a must read. We first became interested in the book after we saw Popovich's show in Vegas and i can say that the advice in here really works.
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Posted April 16, 2010
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