Pet owners don’t always know how to meet all of their cats’ emotional and physical needs. By understanding cat behavior, effectively communicating that information to struggling owners and building your behavioral training capacity, you can avoid unnecessary surrenders. Discover proven techniques for keeping cats in their homes and for translating this knowledge into community-wide programs that will help keep more cats safe and happy. Use the resources below to keep as many cats as possible happily in their homes.
- Guide to Cat Behavior Counseling—available for purchase and as a free PDF
- Cat Behavior and Retention course—a self-paced, online course for budding behavior counselors
- Keeping Cats in Homes webinar series—six archived webinars walk you through strategies to address cat behavior problems on both individual and community-wide levels
- The Cat Answer Tool—this interactive, online resource helps cat owners resolve many cat behavior issues by explaining why their cat might be acting out and offering tools to manage the behavior
Find these resources and more at animalsheltering.org/catbehavior