Do you know kitty ping-pong? If not, watch my attached video. My cat loves to play a variant of ping-pong. I roll a ball in her direction and she shoots the ball back to me and sometimes also in other directions. To be honest, I taught her this game. I did roll the ball in front of her paws and waited if she would use her paws to roll it back to me. When this happened, I did give her a reward, one of her favorite cat treats. We did repeat this quite often until she started to understand the … Continue reading Kitty Ping-Pong And Some Thoughts About Teaching Cats
This is my favorite photo of the last weeks. I did feed Shyna but sometimes she is a little bit hasty. The photo looks as if she would bite into my finger but this was not her intention. I had her favorite treats in my hand and she couldn´t await to get them. No, it didn´t hurt. She is hasty but not brutal. 🙂 I took the photo at that time last week when I also shot the photo for the Inside Photo Challenge. The photo there should explain the situation a little bit better. Then we shot also this … Continue reading Don´t Bite The Finger, You Little Hasty Furball…
I have read in many cat forums and the general opinion seems to be that it is not ok to teach a cat tricks. Is it really not good to teach a cat tricks? In this article you will read my opinion. If you ask me and if you want my honest answer,… Don´t listen to the jabbering you can find in all the cat forums where people mean they would be experts. Especially house cats need activity. Remember they have a small areal and they can´t do things they would otherwise do outside, like hunting for example. Any kind … Continue reading It´s Not Bad To Teach Your Cat Tricks
It looks so funny if Shyna plays the meerkat. I taught her how to do this (after I saw her doing this the first time) but the only problem is that she seems to like this now. On the image above, you can see her playing the meerkat again but this time accidentally. I point with my finger in the air if I want her to show the meerkat but the signal for “sit” is similar but if I want her to sit, I point my finger lower. On the image above I actually wanted her to sit down, as … Continue reading Is There Something Above You?