How To Communicate With Cats

When you communicate with cats you make your cat feel a part of the family. Most people don't know the proper way to do this. What should you be aware of?

It is not easy for most humans to communicate with cat effectively and in an understandable manner, but as an owner you have to give it a good try if you want to live peacefully and happily with your pet.

There are three basic steps that you need to consider. Firstly, you have to try to understand what your kitty is trying to say when it makes sounds and when it uses body language to express its feelings and attitude.

Then, you have to adopt measures for responding. Last, but not least you need to adopt a specific behavior towards your pet so that it can understand you better.

You have probably had moments when your cat passes you by a meows – this is a standard greeting.

However, when the meowing is persistent and done in a higher voice this is a signal that your pet wants something. In such cases you need to figure out what the desire of your pet might be.

Usually, it simply wants to be fed, go to the other room or outside or simply some attention. The purr reveals that satisfaction and in inviting you to have a closer contact with your kitty.

The widely dilated pupils also show excitement and readiness for some play.

You have to be prepared to spend some time with it or else you have to be categorical in saying no. The hiss is a sign of aggression and the same applies to the tail being low and often having the fur sticking straight up.

In such cases you have to try to keep away from your cat. Your approach or another type of action might be misinterpreted and you and/or the animal can get hurt.

It is a good idea to learn how to communicate with cat by responding to its acts of affection.

When your kitty rubs itself around you it is trying to mark you and in this way make you its own.

The cat slow blink or wink is also expressing the pet’s appreciation towards you. Some people describe this gesture as a kiss and you can easily send a kiss at your feline by repeating it.

You should look at your cat and blink extremely slowly once or twice without shortening the distance between you. In this way your pet will come to you, but most importantly it will feel relaxed and at ease.

When you communicate with cat it is a good idea to adopt different tones to express your approval to disapproval of an action.


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