Used these Ciao lick as a reward when "charging the clicker" or as a treat, licking a bit from these tubes is not messy. At home, these puree treats help motivate cats who don't want to eat. Our cats love every flavor equally.
These freeze-dried chicken pieces are excellent treats for training. Even the dust, sprinkled on the cat's food, makes our cats happy. In big event arenas with multiple cats, I prefer using the the Ciao lick treats because the chicken crumbles can be distracting to other cats. Note: the bag says Dog treats, but there are zero additives, so the product is good for cats, too.
About 3 feet long, mesh on one side, this short tunnel can be used on the ground, or elevated on top of a box for added difficulty.
Nice Things for Cat Training
Clicker training is a way of communicating. Teach cats to come when called, stay off a table, walk on a leash, do cute tricks and games. This a good beginners guide.
This is best home hurdle set. Quality cones, and good bars of a convenient set. Amazon is often sold out of this set, so order soon if it is available when you check for it.
Retractable target stick, easier for my pockets.
I find it more convenient to have the clicker integrated into a telescoping target stick like this.
Remember that a click means good-job, not come-here.
To make that association in the cat's mind, first click then give a treat or praise.
If you skip the association step, then the clicks are just background noise.
Step-by-step video introduction to how to shape behavior--in dogs, cats, even people--using the powerful information of the click.
These are perfect for making target sticks. Insert a wooden dowel, use some small rubber bands to keep it in place. Easy and inexpensive.
Full of training tips and exercises for nearly every scenario—from introducing your cat to a new baby to helping cats deal with visits to the vet. Bradshaw understands cats.
Bring your cat and you closer together. Cats are clever animals and are often hopelessly under-stimulated in indoor life. This is a good explanation of cat learning abilities and successful techniques to teach them.
12 training tricks include jumping through a hula hoop, sitting, walking on a harness, shaking hands, and turning the lights off. Includes a feathered cat toy.