Hot Cats How-Tos

How To: Make a homemade cat trap

Needing to trip the feral cat population in your neighborhood. Well, it's time to make a trap, fill it with cats, and shut your trap. This good how to shows a trap you can build yourself, and the necessary tequinique to catch those cats.

How To: Permanently eliminate cat urine smell from your home

According to bhaufschild, cat urine smell is a major problem in houses these days. in this video he demonstrates how to get rid of the cat urine smell. One of the best is a product called odor fix plus which extracts the cat urine smell out of the house completely. To use this product you need a bucket, a watering can, a brick and water. it is mixed as 10 parts warm water and 1 part of the product. before you use the product you will have to smell out the urine to specific areas where the cat...

How To: Properly trim your cat's nails using the regular and "kitty burrito" methods

One of the most painful, but necessary things to be done for cats is trimming their nails. Trimming your cat's nails is beneficial any pet owner, because it helps prevent scratched furniture and helps reduce scrapes and punctures in the skin. But it's also great for cats, because if left unkempt, can grow abnormally, creating tons of pain for your feline friend. Also, if the claws are left too long, they could get caught in carpet or furniture and pull them out while trying to escape. So, cli...

How To: Train Your Cat to Do Her Business Outside

Tired of cleaning up after your cat after she goes to the litter box? Why not take that litter box outside? In this video, you'll be shown how to train your cat to go outside. The only thing you have to do is slowly move the location of her litter box until it's outside!

How To: Give your cat medication with a few fool proof tips

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...

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: Annoy a cat in a nice way

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.

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: Trap feral cats

If you are interested in learning more about feral cat colonies and what you can do to help, let our expert explain how you should interact and what you should do with these wild cats. In this video series you will learn how to bait and trap feral cats for spaying and neutering.

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).

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: 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: 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: 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: Feed a pill to a cat or kitten with the pill-popper method

A pill-popper is a great instrument for feeding your pets their require medication. If you have a cat (or kitten), then you know these devices are the way to go! This video shows you how to give your cat a pill using the pill-popper (any brand). You'll want to have your medicine ready, along with your pill-popper and feline friend. It's the safest way to administer pills to pets.

How To: Find and eliminate hidden pet poisons in your home

A lot of commonly used household items are actually poison for your furry friends. In this clip, learn all about which items can pose a danger for your dog or cat. It's not only chemicals that are bad for your pets, innocent seeming items like fruit, veggies, chicken bones, chocolate, human medications and many other hidden dangers exist as well.

How To: Toilet train a cat

Kind lady at CoolKarma.com teaches you how to toilet train your cat in four steps with this instructional video. Her delivery sounds like a joke, but the content is rich and I'd imagine it works. Watch this video pet training tutorial and learn how to teach a cat to use a regular toilet, instead of a litter box. It's eco-friendly and less work for you!

How To: Give your cat a shot of medicine, safely

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!

How To: Keep your cat off of your furniture

Cats are the most popular pets in America, and everyone loves a soft and cuddly kitten. But, one of the biggest drawbacks to having a feline friend is that where we see a brand new sofa - they see a scratching post. In this clip, get some useful tips for helping your cat stay away from the furniture and redirect their scratching impulses. In this pet video Marc Morrone will show you the best way to keep cats off the furniture so they don't destroy them with their claws.

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: Clean your cat's ears

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.

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: Cut your cat's nails

Your cat can spend hours grooming itself but sometimes it needs a little help. Keeping nails short is important for your cat and your furniture! Dr. Lauren shows you how to keep their nails under control. Cut your cat's nails.

How To: Find Your Lost Cat

When your cat goes missing, chances are it's just chilling in a cozy spot under the couch, or maybe even hiding from you. So it's okay to not freak out just yet. Cats love to hide as if they're spiders, and even their hiding spots are similar. You can find them in corners, on the refrigerator, and according to my roommate, even the dryer hose is fair game.

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: Give your cat ear drops

To keep your pet healthy you have to be able to apply the medicine it needs. Learn how to safely and easily give your cat ear drops or ointment, with advice from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London. Tips include: wrap your cat in a towel to prevent her from scratching you and massaging her head, a technique that helps the medication move down the ear canal. Give your cat ear drops.

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.

HowTo: Make Kitty Crack

As a non-cat owner, catnip is a mystery to me. So, people essentially... drug... their cats? Weird. Google catnip, and you will find a whole slew of incredible images related to the topic...

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 ...

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