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Adding Another Cat to Your Family

Posted by Mia Horberg on May 4, 2020 2:02:27 PM

Welcoming a new cat into your home can be a wonderful experience — it also has the potential to stir up some drama.

On today’s show, certified feline trainer and behavior consultant, Dr. Marci Koski, from Feline Behavior Solutions, is back and talking about how to add another cat to your family in a way that makes your new cat and your established cat feel safe and comfortable.

We go over things to consider on behalf of your existing cat before choosing your new kitty, Marci’s preferred method for introductions step by step, how ease into it, and what to do if things aren’t going as well as you hoped.

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Topics: Cat Behavior, Cat Tips

Cat Training With Feline Behavior And Training Expert Marci Koski

Posted by Mia Horberg on Nov 4, 2018 3:02:53 PM


We've got a really fun episode with our special guest, Dr. Marci Koski, a feline behavior and training consultant who is helping cats and their humans live better lives together.

She shares a lot of great tips for better communicating with your cats, some great reasons to start training your kitties, and even walks us through a fun training exercise that takes just a few minutes for you and your cat to learn.

We hope to have Marci back with us on another podcast soon. If you've got general cat training or behavior questions, please let us know and we'll do our best to include it on an upcoming show.

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Topics: Cat Behavior, Behavior & Training, Clicker Training, Cat Tips, paws and play, Cat training, feline behavior, feline training

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Tips & Awareness for Happy Tails
Twice a month, host Mia and regular co-hosts Dr. J and Cathy, bring you entertaining health, safety, lifestyle, and training information for your cats and dogs.

Mia is an animal lover, with three fur babies of her own, and will be doing her best to represent the listeners, and get as much info out of her guests as she can.

Dr. J is a co-founder of Preventive Vet and is passionate about keeping your pets healthy and safe. He is also the author of the 101 Essential Tips series of fun, informative, and kid-friendly books.

Cathy is a certified dog trainer and behavior consultant who believes that dog training is a lifestyle and should never feel like a chore. When she's not talking dogs, she's probably reading about them while enjoying a nice glass of pinot noir.

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