Contrary to myth, you can train your cat, helping it become a more fulfilled, more sociable and more happy animal.
John Bradshaw is a biologist who founded and directs the
world-renowned Anthrozoology Institute, based at the University of
Bristol. He has been studying the behaviour of domestic cats and
their owners for over twenty-five years, and is the author of,
among others, the Sunday Times Bestsellers In Defence of Dogs and
As Feline Behaviour Specialist at charity International Cat Care and Visiting Fellow in the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Sarah Ellis specializes in the science and psychology of companion animals. John and Sarah are on-screen experts for, among others, BBC2's Cat Watch.
I doubt you'll find a more well-informed or scientific book on cats
that better shows you how feline thinking works
Most people think that cats cannot be trained, but experts John Bradshaw and Sarah Ellis beg to differ ... They explain how even the grumpiest of cats can learn to enjoy being groomed
In addition to improving the cat's welfare, the training enhances the relationship between owner and animal ... It's amazing what a few treats and perseverance can do... Though the training book is now rather dog-eared, the cat has left it mercifully unchewed