Features

January 2008 Issue

Kitty Kindergarten

Similar to puppy preschool, the program is designed to educate owners and help cats become well-behaved family members.

Imagine a cat that goes into its carrier on command, sits calmly while its claws are clipped, lies down for grooming and knows a few tricks. And while you’re dreaming of the perfect feline, add this idea to your fantasy: The cat takes pills easily and actually uses the scratching post — and not the back of your couch. Wake up! It was a nice dream, wasn’t it? Actually, this image of a feline housepet may not be so far-fetched — particularly if cat owners take advantage of a new training concept called "kitty kindergarten." The program is very similar in purpose to "puppy preschool" in that its main focus is to save pet lives by educating owners — and having some fun along the way.

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