The person who makes the decision on getting a cat or a cat has to understand that these animals differ in independence and self-sufficiency. If you need the loyal friend who will unconditionally recognize you as the leader and will never leave in a trouble – better to get a puppy. To tame a kitten – a difficult task. Be ready that even the kitten who grew "at you on hands" will show all the same a fair share of independence. However, if to spend a number of time and to show patience, over time it is possible to socialize even the run wild kitten – but the character of a cat remains independent always.
- So, you picked up or bought a little What to begin schooling of an animal to the new house and to the new schedule of life with? Usually small kittens accustom on the new place pretty fast for this reason it is recommended to take in the house of kittens at the age of 9-10 weeks. Kittens will be more senior longer to get used to the new habitat and also, perhaps, will react more sharply to change of a situation. In the first days of stay of a kitten in the house try to understand its reaction to change of a situation: little kittens which were taken away from mom can cry and loudly mew. Try to communicate more with a kitten these days, take him on hands more often. If the kitten is rather afraid of you – try to communicate with him in the course of feeding, for example, to give food from hands.
- Sometimes kittens which were brought to the new house try to hide in a secluded corner – for example, batteries of central heating, a sofa are hammered under a bed. To entice them from there sometimes happens very difficult. If the kitten does not wish to leave "hole", try to entice him by means of food – for example, smear a finger with sour cream (as a last resort, it is possible to taste usual yogurt without additives). If the kitten agrees to take food from hands, try to iron carefully him while he eats. So the animal will gradually get used to hands, and in the future will not be afraid of contact with you.
- To tame a kitten, try to play more with him – for example, use favourite cat's toys: balls, mice or rod. If you play with a kitten by means of a rod, try to throw more often "bait" to yourself on knees: the kitten will get used to the idea of what to jump to you on hands - safely.