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Feature February 2014 Issue

Want to Train Your Cat?

You shouldn't regard training as merely a way to get your cat to perform an amusing trick. It can also be helpful in redirecting annoying habits.

Want to Train Your Cat?

Learn ways to facilitate your role as “coach” while building your relationship. Here is how to get started.

If you’ve ever been to Key West’s Mallory Square at sunset, you’ve probably seen Dominique LeFort’s trained cats jumping through hoops of fire. Sure, that’s showy, but you can in fact teach your cat more useful tricks that don’t run the risk of burning the house down.

Wait just a minute, you may be thinking to yourself. You’ve always been told that it’s impossible to train cats – and especially not to perform tricks. If that’s…

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