Train your cats to stay off countertops through rewards-based training
Last updated September 14th, 2020
Clicker training your cat is a wonderful form of cat enrichment, providing mental stimulation as well as a way to help you understand your cat better.
As a cat owner you’ve probably said it many times “No, Mr. Floofles, get off the counter now!” Mr. Floofles looks at you indignantly, as if it was the worst insult to his sensitive feline dignity, and proceeds to nonchalantly lick his paw.
The kitchen is the place where everything is happening, the cats get fed in the kitchen, it’s where the humans eat, it has the fridge storing all sorts of delicious human and cat food and it’s where we spend a lot of time cooking and cleaning. So of course, for our cats, the kitchen is the place to be! But what cats love even more than kitchens, are the countertops! We can’t really blame them. If I were a cat I would want to be counter surfing too.
But how do we keep them away from this interesting yet forbidden territory?Read More