Nine has been getting into so much mischief lately. I am never sure what or who he is going to attack at any moment. He has been ripping up the carpet, especially the stairs, and all the fronts of the couches. As you know, he is merciless about chasing Noel and he and Mini get into some good fights too. The pheromone collar worked well for a long time, but now it seems to not really calm him at all. He is mostly a sweet boy, but he is making us crazy with his antics. Maybe it is a mid-life crisis at 9 years of age. Who knows.
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There are lessons to be learned from my 100% indoor cats. They never complain that they are self-isolating or quarantined. They are indoor cats because as their caretaker, their governor, I decided that the road outside the front door could kill them, the raccoons and foxes could eat them, and I did not want to take the risk of losing them. Protecting them is my job. They don’t complain. They don’t try to run away. They have adapted to their world as indoor cats. They exercise, they cuddle, they eat, and they safely socialize. Be like my cats! Stay indoors, and stay safe.
A 2015 capture of Nine fast asleep in the dark. Babies, Kitties, and Puppies are the most incredible sleepers. They exude peace and quiet. Have a wonderful Black and White Sunday!
“Fear is an emotion. Emotions are involuntary responses.
Reinforcement refers to an increase in behavior. Behaviors are voluntary responses.
Fear is something you feel. Behavior is something you do.”