Cats Behaving Badly

Cats Behaving Badly

Why Cats Do the Naughty Things They Do

Large Print - 2012
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Cats that bite, cats that won't eat, cats that won't stop eating. Feline expert Celia Haddon has seen it all, and in this essential guide she provides practical solutions to a myriad of situations that only cats can dream up. Unraveling the mysteries of cat behavior, she dispenses easy, affordable, animal-friendly strategies to help cats and their owners live happier lives. From kittens to senior cats, Haddon explains things that have puzzled cat owners for decades, including true and humorous tales that help illustrate her advice. Book jacket.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781410451477
141045147X
Characteristics: 319 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.

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nannerl
Oct 14, 2018

Some useful tips throughout makes the book worthwhile. However, from what the author says, UK folks think cats should be allowed to wander unattended outdoors. I think that's equivalent to letting your 2 year old child wander outside unattended. Indoor cats can be perfectly happy and live considerably longer without threat of cars, wild animals, and cruel people.

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Me_Tarzan
Aug 20, 2018

Wouldn't you say that this book's cover-photo is one of the absolute, most cutest pictures of a sweet, little kitten that you have ever seen?

When it comes to naughty cats who bite, claw up the furniture, won't eat, don't bury their poop, or whatever - This animal care manual, written by pet behavior specialist, Celia Haddon, should help you to square it with your renegade cat in no time flat.

And, hey! - Before you can say "Meow!" - You and your no-longer-naughty cat will be living harmoniously together in your happy home.

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Derringer
Aug 16, 2018

When it comes to adorable pictures of kittens, I think this book's cover image has got to be one of the sweetest and cutest of all - Don't you?

In this guide book about dealing with your cat's erratic and sometimes disagreeable behavior, feline expert, Celia Haddon, gives the reader some very good advice and tips on training your "bad" kitty to be a "good" kitty.

All it takes is some patience and perseverance and, before you know it, you 2 will surely be the best of pals.

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Open_Sesame
Aug 11, 2018

If your cat is behaving naughty, this book tells you how to handle the situation best.

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Summerday18
Nov 19, 2017

UK cat behaviourist and prolific author shares insights about cats with a dash of humour. I laughed out loud at the long list of how cats show their human that it's time to wake up (p. 38). Many worthwhile tips and interesting "cat facts."

This book is great! I have had 9 cats over the past for 30 years and I have learned a lot from this book. It offers great insight into how they think and how you can shape their behaviors. I am going to buy this book!

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GummiGirl
Oct 03, 2012

Repetitive and not all that useful.

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Summerday18
Dec 08, 2017

"Even in the love affair between humans and cats, the path of true love never did run smooth. We fall in love with a cat, lavish him with kindness, let him sleep on the bed, take the best chair, and sometimes he treats us merely with disdain. Cats are the natural Mr. Darcy to our Elizabeth; their sense of superiority is only too clear, but somehow it attracts us." (p. 87)

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