Started - Leash training
wearing a collar and harness as simply a part of life. A kitten that is
comfortable on the end of a leash can be safely taken places
outside of the home.
Put the collar or harness on when the kitten is already relaxed.
Give praise, treats, and loving for the minute this new apparel is on.
Then, take it off and walk away.
Progress to having the kitten wear a collar during meals. When the kitten is
comfortable wearing a collar, introduce the harness in the same
In one to two weeks, attach and hold a leash and follow the
kitten around the house. If you let the leash drag, the kitten
may attack it in play.
Don't risk your kitten getting out of the house and
wandering away without proper identification. Put a
break-away collar and ID tag on your kitten from day one.
Place a bell on the collar to help scare birds away if your
kitten to prevent your kitten from becoming a stalker.