Getting Started -
Reinforcing good behavior
Using brain not brawn
Positive reinforcement, withholding what your cat wants, using
food lures to teach new vocabularly, ignoring behaviors you
don't want to continue - all require you and your kitten use
to creatively solve puzzles without threat or fear leads to long
that, you and your kitten now have so much more
love, joy, and satisfaction in your relationship!
respond to your kitten, ask yourself this question, "Do I want
this behavior to increase or decrease?" Always praise and give
occasional treats to encourage the behaviors you want. After
all, aren't you motivated by praise and a paycheck?
yourself, "How can I make this good behavior in my kitten's best
interest?" How can I show my kitten how he/she gets what he/she wants by
doing what I want?
Your kitten is
learning rapidly how to thrive not just survive in a human household.
Positive reinforcement and reward-based training leads to a happy, confident, friendly, loving
adult cat personality.