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Author Nagelschneider, Mieshelle.

Title The cat whisperer : why cats do what they do-- and how to get them to do what you want / Mieshelle Nagelschneider.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  636.8 NAG    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On cats and how I learned to see through their eyes -- Mind-throwing : inside the being of the cat -- Meet your cat on his territory : using the three-part C.A.T. plan to change your cat's behavior -- Life on the wild side-- where even the tamest cats live -- Cat etiquette : the art of introducing, or reintroducing, cats to each other -- Purrtopia : transforming your cats' territory -- Psychology and physiology : does your cat also have a medical issue? -- Feline aggression : accepting and managing your cat's inner wildcat -- You've got to elim-i-nate the negative : thinking outside your box to get cats into theirs -- "X" marks the sport (or spots) : urine marking -- Yowl! : excessive meowing -- Destructive and other unwanted behaviors -- The compulsive cat -- Appendix A. Clicker training for cats -- Appendix B. Checklist for curing outside-the-box elimination -- Appendix C. Behavior tools.
Summary A feline behaviorist and founder of the Cat Behavior Clinic offers advice on how to address common problems ranging from litter-box issues and scratching to spraying and biting by training a cat in accordance with feline-specific strategies.
Subject Cats -- Behavior.
Cats -- Psychology.
ISBN 9780553807851 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0553807854 (hbk. : acid-free paper)

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