December 8th 05, 02:59 AM
"Ollie via CatKB.com" <[email protected]
> wrote in message
> Doug Quarnstrom wrote:
> >Once my Bengal got a taste for going outside on a leash, he really wants
> >be outside. Now he spends a good deal of his time yowling about it.
> >Ok he yowls about other things too. It is becoming very problematic.
> >Has anyone out there ever effectively trained a cat to shut the hell up?
> Ha Ha,
> Earplugs work well. So does several closed doors between you and the
> I got my Tigger, and now Tank (both Bengals), used to getting treats in
> morning when I got up. Well, I sometimes have call duty and when I get a
> call it must be answered immediately and Tigger does not know the
> between 2AM and 6AM. I'm out of bed, she wants her treat, NOW. I have
> asked if I have a crying baby in the house when I'm on the phone. My
> said, don't give it to her, it just reinforces it, but I have to for peace
> and quiet. Tank, on the other hand can take or leave the treats but he
> his lap time with Mommy. So I'm trying to talk on the phone and work on
> computer with a cat, not laying, but standing on my lap. If I put him
> he either jumps right back up or starts chewing on the phone cord.
> I love my kitties though. A few years ago Tigger got very sick and didn't
> ask for her treats for awhile. I missed it so much. I try and remember
> when she is yowling in my ear.
Now Waite a minuet, He is not a male that is not fixed is he.
I was sick at the beginning of the month, and my cat decided it would be a
good time to start his howling spells. Drove me crazy, wakeing me up etc.
Got him fixed, totally different cat now.