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How To: Trim the nails on your cat

Your cats nails are always growing, and they can easily grow too long, which can cause problems. Indoor cats can catch their nail on the carpet, resulting in bleeding or possibly injuring the actual toe. Toenails that are too long can always result in an infection. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to trim the nails on your cat with this video tutorial.

How To: Bathe your cat

This video demonstrates how to bathe a cat. It's a cat's worst nightmare. To make it easier, first be sure the water temperature is warm and constant. Put the cat in the tub and get him wet with the sprayers warm water. Protect the cats eyes at all time. Apply cat shampoo liberally and rub it in good. Then apply conditioner to the cats' fur to help detangle and conditon it. Rinse really well with warm, steady stream of water. Then use a warmed up towel to wrap around the cat. This will help d...

How To: Know what your cat is trying to tell you

Have you ever wondered why your cat does wacky things like head butt you? Do you wish you and your cat could speak the same language? With input from an expert animal behaviorists, you can! In this video, Sara gives you the low down on why your cat is so aggressive, why he won't stop scratching your furniture, and how to interpret your cat's meows. Now you can finally understand what exactly is your cat is trying to tell you. Here you'll find a brief introduction to some common behaviors you ...

How To: Litter train your cat or kitten with Dr. Garrison

To help litter train your cats you want to have one more litter box than you have cats. So if you have two cats you want to have 3 litter boxes. You want to have the boxes in locations where it is easy for the cats to see what is going on around them. When they are using the litter box it is a very vulnerable time for them. Having them in the open helps them to feel more secure. Experiment with different types of boxes and litter to see what your cat likes. To get them oriented to using the b...

How To: Toilet bowl train your cat

In this video, Julie teaches viewers how to toilet train their cats. This is, to clarify, training to use a human toilet. First, you will have to get your cat acquainted with toilet seats. Take a toilet seat (that is clean) and tape it securely to the top of your cat's litter box. Once your cat is used to that, buy a sitz bath (or a similar-sized container) that will fit under the toilet seat but above the toilet bowl. Fill it with cat litter and wait until your cat is comfortable with using ...

How To: Bathe your pet cat

Joey Garr demonstrates how to give your cat a bath. For this operation you will need to have ready a towel, Q-Tips, shampoo, a cup and some treats.

How To: Give subcutaneous fluids to a cat

Your veterinarian may, at some point, prescribe some SQ fluids, or subcutaneous fluids to your cat. There are many reasons for having an SQ fluids prescription. But if you have a cat that needs these, you're going to have to learn how to give the fluid to your cat. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give subcutaneous fluids to a cat with this video tutorial.

How To: Make your own kitty litter

Hard economic times making it tricky to buy all that cat litter? Now you can make your own using old newspaper and baking soda. It might be a little time consuming but if you have an evening to kill, spend it making some homemade cat litter.

How To: Find and treat insect bites on your pets

When caring for your pet, finding and treating their insect bites which may cause allergic reaction in your pets. Bites from wasps, spider, bees, and other insects may cause an intense allergic effect. First, check if your pet is still breathing and check if there is a stinger still is in their body and scrape it out using a credit card. Using a medication that contains only chlorpheniramine if your pet is conscious, breathing, and not vomiting. Using this method, you will be able to ensure t...

How To: Local Cat uses WonderHowTo... and the Toilet

Since WonderHowTo's inception, we have had a preternatural affection for toilet trained cats. The inspiration started with Millenium Y2Kitty and his owner's earnest toilet training lesson. We showed the video to everyone (from ad execs and journalists to our mothers) to showcase what unbelievable information WonderHowTo seeks to promote.

How To: Manage a kitten and cat in the same home

The Kitten Connection Video Series from Purina will help you welcome your new kitten into your life with confidence! Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist and pet expert Dr. Karen Sueda shares her best tips and advice in these 13 exclusive Purina Kitten Chow videos. Watch them now to get your new relationship off to a healthy, happy start.

How To: Give your cat a pill

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give your cat a pill. Dr. Mike will show you how you can pill your feline. There are some cats that can be very difficult to pill, so it might be a good idea to start off with trimming your cats nails. Some aggressive cats may actually have to be wrapped up in a blanket or towel, to help prevent scratching.

News: Train the cat to poop in the toilet

How to train a cat to use a toilet - really. I could not invent this stuff. When I first saw this video, I knew my life would never be quite the same. This ranks up there with the invention of electricity or the discovery or DNA. Now, I don't need to smell that litter. I don't have to change it. I don't have to buy it in the store anymore.

News: Train a cat like Pavlov's dog

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be really good. Jack Nicholson was appealingly disturbed in As Good as it Gets. I bought a script about an intriguing OCD detective named Monk. His OCD made him magnetic and brilliant. Well, this next tutorial takes the cake. HowTo teach your cat to use a light switch.

How To: Relax a stressed out cat

This is amazing how cats reacts... Just try it ! This technique is simple and involves the rubbing of each of your kitty's ears in circles. Then press on the sides of his head gently. This will soothe his stress and he should start purring instantly.

How To: Train your cat to play fetch

Who says you can’t play fetch with a cat? You just have to make it worth Fluffy’s time. You will need a cat, patience and rewards. Tip: Don't yell! Cats don't respond well to loud noises. Don't use "no" during training, as this should be reserved for important things like not shredding furniture.

News: Train cat to poop in the toilet

This clip is a WonderHowTo classic and now the 2008 Oddball Award winner! Nancy Parker loves her cat, Millennium Y 2 Kitty. Yes, the cat's name may be dated, but toilet training a cat is the future. She proves obsessive-compulsive behavior can be a major virtue, and rather than a drawback.

How To: Clip your cat’s nails

Long nails are bad for both your cat and your furniture. For cats, nails that are too long make it hard to walk comfortably, and in an effort to shorten them they will scratch up your precious Pottery Barn furniture. So to save both your cat's sanity and your own, check out this video to learn how to clip your cat's nails.

How To: Trap an entire colony of cats

In this how to video Alley Cat Allies demonstrates how to trap an entire colony of cats. This video walks you through all the steps involved in planning, organizing, and implementing a full scale, entire colony trapping. It is important to trap all the cats in a colony at (or around) the same time to lower the amount of time and resources devoted to that particular colony. This video includes information on the equipment you will need, tricks of the trade for hard to trap cats, and advice to ...

How To: Care for common cat medical problems

Caring for cats is a full time job, especially if they have diseases or are injured. Learn some basic information to care for cats with urinary problems, heart diseases, and dental illnesses in this free video series that includes how to give cats medication.

How To: Potty train your cat on the toilet

Wouldn't it be heavenly if your cat took care of its business in the designated place? Cats are very smart animals and are capable of being potty trained easily. Watch this instructional cat video to learn how you can potty train your cat. Say goodbye to your cat's litter box by teaching your cat to use the toilet.

How To: Give a cat a pill the easy way

Pill pockets are cat treats with a specially designed hole the fits a pill to stuff inside. Giving a cat medication doesn't need to be a battle anymore. Learn how to give a cat a pill the easy way by watching this video tutorial.

How To: Make a mean cat like you

Got a nasty cat that you're trying to make nice with? Even though cats can be fickle, they can still be won over. This simple trick will help you win over the neighbor's, friend's or even your own pet cat. Watch this video tutorial and find out how to make a mean cat like you.

How To: Train your cat to live together happily

This video training tutorial shows effective cat training tips that can transform antisocial cats into lovable pets. Cats need certain instruction to adapt to the routine and life in a household, and it's up to the pet owner to teach a cat how to behave. Learn how to train a cat by watching this instructional video.

How To: Eliminate pet odors

Love your pooch or kitty but tired of her smells? Try these simple but effective ways to get rid of pet odors in your house for good. Try using baking soda to get rid of pet odor.

How To: Prevent your pets from getting overheated

Imagine if you had to wear a fur coat all summer long. Here’s how to keep your pets comfortably cool. Never leave a pet in a parked car or more might happen than them getting overheated. This is an interesting tip: leave some fur in your backyard to deter deer, which carry ticks.

How To: Bathe a cat

In this video, you will learn the safe way to give a cat a bath. (Not that cats usually need baths--they are actually pretty good at grooming themselves).