I love cats (dogs too - but that's a subject for a different article...;o)). There are few things more enjoyable than welcoming an adorable little kitten into one's house; watching them inspect their mysterious new surroundings - timidly at first - and then quickly make it their empire.
In this video, we learn how to give your cat medication with a few fool proof tips. The first method to do this at home is to wrap the cat inside of a towel, then drop the medication into the cat's ears or mouth. This will help your cat feel comfortable and it will prevent you from getting scratched. Next, you will use treats and place the pill into the pocket of it, then give it to the cat. The animal won't even know the pill is inside of it. After this, you can use a pill popper, which is a...
In this tutorial, we learn how to take care of a new kitten. The first thing to do when you bring home a new kitten is to keep it away from any other animals in your home, to keep all animals safe. Next, you want to take it to the vet to make sure it's healthy and free of diseases. You will also have to get the kitten a number of different shots throughout its life. You should give you cat a flea collar during hot months to lessen the chances of fleas. The last thing to do is make sure your c...
Oscar the cat is one lucky feline. After losing his two hind legs in a combine harvester, his loving owners had Oscar outfitted with two prosthetic paws, or metallic pegs to be more specific. This revolutionary veterinary procedure is nothing to scoff at - biomedical engineering experts and a neuro-orthopedic surgeon were both called in to create the world's first bionic cat. Via BBC:
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to safely care for your kitten with Dr. Gaspar. Your kitten's first year life is critically important. First make sure your home is safe for your kitten. Remove anything that you wouldn't leave about in the presence of a child. Get your kitten home over the weekend so that you have plenty of time to get acquainted with the kitten. Introduce your kitten to the litter box. The box should be roomy and uncovered. Place the box in a quiet lo...
In this tutorial, pet expert Marc Morrone will tell you all about how to take care of more than one cat at once and help them get along with each other. In this clip, Marc will walk you through all the stages of cat care and offer advice on how to introduce a new kitten into your home and to your already existing cats. If you think like a cat, you will be able to better raise your cats, so check out this clip for tips on how to do so.
When you adopt a new cat, it is important to make sure you know what is best for their health and happiness. In this tutorial, learn how to get the right food for your pet and feed them properly so they live a long and healthy life.
Cats are notoriously bad at taking medicine, especially if it comes in the form of a needle. In this clip, Dr. Lauren will teach you how to give your furry friend an injection for things like diabetes and other illnesses. So, follow along to avoid the scratches and do it the easy way!
In this video from PetSide.com, Dr. Lauren shows you how to keep your cats ears clean, the easy way! This method will help you avoid getting scratched and help keep your cat free from ear infections. Learn what to use and what not to use when cleaning cat ears, and exactly how to go about it.
Cats are notoriously difficult when it comes to medication. It seems like while you can trick a dog into eating medicine, a cat will see you coming from a mile away. In this video, Dr. Lauren will show you the easiest way to get your cat to take medication. Follow along and avoid scratches and screaming the next time your kitten is ill.
Does your kitty cat have diabetes? If this is unfortunately the case, check out this tutorial. This video is very informative and will walk you through the entire process so you can help your scared kitty feel calm and relaxed when you administer the needles. Make sure your cat lives a long and healthy life despite her disease with these tips.
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Wondering what cat is best for you? If you’ve decided to adopt a cat, learn what different breeds can offer so that you can give your new feline a forever home.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to prepare an insulin syringe to inject a diabetic cat with this video tutorial.
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.
First, a little evidence on how easily amused the common house cat is to begin with. To purchase special kitty toys seem unnecessary. Cats will go berserk at the slightest thing. The movement of a string, a rouge house fly, or in this case, the buzz of a toothbrush.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to test, diagnose and treat oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s the thing—dogs will do things just to please you. But cats want to know what’s in it for them. Learn how to train a 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.
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.
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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.
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.
Cats and kittens make great family pets. Learn how to care for a new kitten or adopted cat with tips from a veterinarian in this free pet care video series.
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.
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.
Is your cat annoying you? Fight back, without being mean. This little trick is more of a way with nicely playing with you cat, and some cats might even enjoy it. Learn how to annoy a cat without hurting or abusing them by watching this video tutorial.
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.
Litter box train your cat with tips from this how-to video. Make sure your cat finds his litter box appealing, or else your kitty may avoid it. The litter box may be opened or covered.