Cat Behavior and Training Essentials Introduction

Welcome to “Cat Behavior and Training Essentials,” where we decode the mysteries of feline behavior and share effective training strategies. Under the expert guidance of Oliver Purrington, DVM, and Laura Tailor, DVM, MS, this category offers insights into why cats do what they do and how you can gently guide their behavior for a harmonious living environment.

Expertise at the Forefront

With Purrington’s and Tailor’s combined knowledge in veterinary behavior and clinical animal nutrition, they bring a comprehensive understanding of both the physiological and psychological aspects of cat behavior. This expertise forms the foundation of our training guides and behavioral insights.

Key Topics Covered

Our content spans a wide array of behavioral and training areas, including:

  • Understanding Cat Behavior: Delve into the natural instincts and behaviors of cats to better understand their needs and actions.
  • Basic Training Techniques: Learn how to teach your cat basic commands and manners using positive reinforcement and cat-friendly methods.
  • Addressing Behavioral Issues: Find solutions for common challenges such as scratching, biting, and litter box problems, with an emphasis on humane and effective training.

Training Guides

Access step-by-step guides designed to help you and your cat succeed in training, from socialization tips for kittens to techniques for introducing new behaviors to adult cats. Our approach is gentle, respectful, and tailored to the unique temperament of felines.

Evidence-Based Advice

All our recommendations are grounded in the latest research in feline behavior and veterinary science, ensuring that you receive advice that is not only practical but also scientifically sound.

Transparent and Trustworthy

We uphold a strict standard of transparency in our content, with every piece reviewed and approved by our expert team. Our goal is to provide you with reliable, unbiased information that prioritizes the well-being of your cat.

Up-to-Date Information

As the field of feline behavior and training evolves, so do our articles and guides. Purrington and Tailor are committed to continuously updating our content with new findings and techniques, keeping you informed on the best practices in cat care.