Have you ever decided to train your cat? Check out the rules

1) Never train a cat.

2) Wait for the cat to wake up.
3) Perfect time to train a cat is when he is neither too sleepy, nor too alert.
4) Wait for the time when he is neither too sleepy and nor too alert.
5) ....wait some more.

6) Convince him to shake your hand to say hello, not bite your hand to say get lost.
7) Show your cat a dog who is trained.
8) Ignore the jeers and hisses.
9) Tempt him with treats and try to teach him to sit.
10) Don't lose heart when it takes the treats and retreats under a bed.

11) Ignore the 'I don't understand look' 
12) Ignore the 'I am too dumb look'
13) Throw a ball and ask him to fetch it.
14) Wait
15) Wait

16) Wait
17) um you can try tomorrow.
18) The next day, try all the above.
19) Ignore the 'I am amnesia patient look'
20) Quit. 

Tried and tested methods on Mani and Diana who were totally disinterested!


A Cats Purr

"Cats make one of the most satisfying sounds in the world: they purr ...

A purring cat is a form of high praise, like a gold star on a test paper. It is reinforcement of something we would all like to believe about ourselves - that we are nice."

Roger A Caras

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