Adventure Cats: Train Your Cat to Walk on a Leash

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Why would you want to leash train cats and confine kitties from stalking and pouncing? Isn’t that mean? Actually, it’s not cruel, but without proper introduction, it can be a wee bit scary. In my book, I call this LIBERATION TRAINING. Teaching your new cat to walk on a leash is a safety issue, but also means they get to venture beyond the confines of your house and into the yard and beyond.
If the mayor of Kenai, Alaska has her way, cats will need to be walked on leashes just like dogs.
DEAR JOAN: I lost my beloved cat, Simba, after he was hit by a car. Determined to not lose another pet that way, I decided to try leashes on the new cats. The current city code does not include cats on its list of animals that need to be leashed.If the mayor of Kenai, Alaska has her way, cats will need to be walked on leashes just like dogs.The current city code does not include cats on its list of animals that need to be leashed.
Leash walking for cats is gaining more and more popularity these days, and that's because it's a safe alternative to letting our precious pets outside on their own. It provides them with much needed environmental enrichment while keeping them out of harm's way. Will you join the thousands of cat parents who are taking their kitties for walks? Here's how!Training a Cat to Walk on a Leash - A growing number of animal behaviorists believe that training and walking cats is not only possible, but good for the cat.Cat Care Tips... How to train you cat to walk on a leash. Wish I would have know this way earlier. I think my cats have already learned to hate the leash.Dogs on leashes is a common sighting throughout the world. are less rare. But even some canines would prefer to walk around without being tethered. Cats, of course, always prefer to do what they want.While we can all agree that cats are safest from the dangers of predators, disease, and traffic when kept indoors, walking your cat on a harness and leash can be a wonderful way to let your feline companion...When you have decided on a particular leash, you might want to consider getting your cat a harness instead of a collar. Unlike dogs, cats have the strange ability of being able to squirm themselves out of several things – collars included. Thus, are mainly used as identification tags or as fashion accessories.The retractable type is ideal for those who want to provide their cats more freedom to explore the surroundings and still keep them close by. These leashes have setting which allows you to adjust the length. This way, you will be able to control just how much freedom your cat needs to have on various walks.Even if cats on leashes have become a common sight these days, that does not mean we expect them to act, think, and understand like dogs. Felines are unique in their own ways. So don’t expect them to love their leashes at first sight.