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In-Depth Mojo: Moose & Kimba – marking and high energy!

Moose was a cat who was marking so much, his guardians found little patches of pee around the house – up to 40 times a day! Kimba was nicknamed “The White Tornado” for his crazy-making behavior – literally ricocheting off the walls and making life crazy for his fellow house cat and his guardians. Read […]

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Play Therapy on My Cat From Hell – Oscar & Riley

  Jackson had a lot to say about both Oscar and Riley, the two cats you saw in tonight’s episode of My Cat From Hell (season 3, episode 3).  So much, in fact, that broke up his remarks into two blog posts. This is the first, the second one is here. This one is all […]

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Training Your Human to Play with Your Cat

In season 3, episode 3 of My Cat From Hell, Jackson helped Travis and Diane – and Oscar their Sphynx cat – …to just get along. Travis had some ideas about cats that weren’t helping their situation. To explain, here’s Jackson: What I wound up doing with Travis was, he had grown up on a farm […]

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Laser Toys: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Part 3

Part Three: The Bad and The Ugly   In the previous blog posts in this series (Part One, Part Two), we discussed how laser pointers can be put to good, healthy use in both play-therapy, and in helping to resolve behavioral issues. Now let’s look at the dark side of laser pointers. We can start […]

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Laser Toys: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Part 2

Part Two: More about The Good In my previous blog post, I showed you how a laser pointer can be put to great use for a complete and healthy two-phase play therapy session for your cat. But there’s another great use for laser pointers, and it doesn’t have to do with play, directly. It has […]

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Laser Toys: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Part One: The Good Every doting cat guardian, it seems, is always on the lookout for the latest, greatest toy – something that will capture their kitty companion’s attention and hone his or her hunting skills.  One of the tried and true is the good old laser pointer. Many Dogs as well as cats seem very […]

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