How to Learn It, Speak It, and Use It to Have A Happy, Healthy Well-mannered CatBook - 2001
A world-famous animal trainer teaches cat owners how to communicate with their cats in order to help their pets become more a part of the family.Cats are intelligent and reasonable animals, capable of enormous affection and loyalty and willing to cooperate with their owners-if asked to do so in a polite manner. With dogs, one commands; with cats, one suggests. Knowing which "suggestions" to make, and how to make them, is the key.In CatSpeak, Bash Dibra shows cat owners how to do the previously unthinkable: train their cats! Understanding feline body language, facial expressions, vocal signals, and the instinctive behaviors that make up CatSpeak, the unique language of cats, is vital to the endeavor. So are the three P's: patience, persistence, and praise. The author takes the reader step-by-step in forming a new, mutually satisfying human-feline relationship.With easy-to-follow instructions and complete, up-to-the-minute information, CatSpeak provides everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy, well-mannered cat.
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, c2001
Characteristics: 237 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Cat speak