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#BeCatCurious and spend some quality time with your cat for International Cat Day on Sunday 8 August 2021.

 

95% of cat owners want more advice on training their cat. With at least half saying they struggled to get their cat into the cat carrier.

95% of cat owners want more advice on training their cat. With at least half saying they struggled to get their cat into the cat carrier.

That’s why International Cat Care the custodians for #InternationalCatDay🐱❤️ are making this year’s theme #BeCatCurious Training for Cats and their Humans.

Free positive cat carrier training advice

Humans can sign up to receive emails with tips and advice on how to positively train your cat to go into the cat carrier at home and for trips to places like vet.

You’ll get invitations to free online events, Q&As, podcasts and easy to follow short training videos with cat behaviour expert Linda Ryan and her cat Olive.

Cat companions can join in anytime from 19 July until International Cat Day on 8 August 2021. Are you and your cat ready to strengthen your bond and reduce cat carrier stress?
Yes, we’re in

Cat Training in Progress Photos Wanted

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In the run up to International Cat Day on Sunday 8 August 2021 @iCatCare will be asking cat companions to post photos and stories on social media using the hashtags #BeCatCurious for #InternationalCatDay🐱❤️ to tell us more about how they’re building trust with their cat and the techniques they used to positively train their cat to go into the cat carrier.

We’d love to see your Cat Training in Progress photos and stories using the hashtag #BeCatCurious @iCatCare.

There are even GIPHY Stickers, Facebook Frame and a Twibbon you can use too!

Add Facebook Frame by searching ‘International Cat Day 2021 by iCatCare’ or a Twibbon by visiting: twibbon.com/Support/international-cat-day-2021

For GIPHY Stickers, search InternationalCatDay🐱❤️  or BeCatCurious when in Instagram Stories.

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Meet International Cat Care Renowned Feline Experts

Dr. Sarah Ellis
Feline Behaviour Expert

Linda Ryan
Feline Behaviourist and Vet Nurse

Dr. Nathalie Dowgray
Advanced Practitioner and Feline Ageing Researcher

Dr. Sam Taylor
Feline Medicine Specialist

Meet International Cat Care Renowned Feline Experts

Dr. Sarah Ellis
Feline Behaviour Expert

Dr. Linda Ryan
Feline Behaviourist and Vet Nurse

Dr. Nathalie Dowgray
Advanced Practitioner and Feline Ageing Researcher

Dr. Sam Taylor
Feline Medicine Specialist

Events on International Cat Day 8 August 2021

Ask the Trainer

Linda Ryan hosts a live chat on anything cat training related – setting up for success, building the bond and training cats positively.

Where: @iCatCare Facebook Live
Time: 10- 10.30am BST 

Curious Cat Carriers

Dr Sarah Ellis invites feline experts to debate different perspectives on what makes a carrier, cat friendly and why not choosing the right design can be a problem for cat, owner and vet.

Where: @iCatCare Facebook Live
When: 12-12.30pm BST 

Age Matters! Expert Witness

Dr Nathalie Dowgray and Dr Sam Taylor discuss what to look out for as cats’ age – sharing their specialist insight on what’s happening and why with cat friendly solutions to help protect cats from pain.

Where: @iCatCare Facebook
When: 2-2.30pm BST 

Curious Age: the purrfect environment for older cats

Dr Nathalie Dowgray and Dr Martha Cannon, a specialist in Feline Medicine representing Zoetis, chat about how to adapt the home environment to help an ageing cat be safe and happy.

Where: @iCatCare Facebook
When: 4-4.30pm BST

Keeping Cats Curious: Puzzle-Feeder Training

Dr Vanessa Tonn, Royal Canin’s Scientific Communications Specialist explains how to introduce puzzle feeders to cats and keep them keen for better health.

Where: @iCatCare Facebook Live
When: 7-7.30pm BST

Be part of the #BeCatCurious movement with our International Cat Day t-shirt!

Not only will you be helping to spread the message to be cat curious and look great while doing so, all profits will support our work in improving the lives of millions of cats around the world.

Available in two designs in men’s and women’s sizes, this is a purr-chase approved by cats everywhere!

Coming soon!

Be part of the #BeCatCurious movement with our International Cat Day t-shirt!

Not only will you be helping to spread the message to be cat curious and look great while doing so, all profits will support our work in improving the lives of millions of cats around the world.

Available in two designs in men’s and women’s sizes, this is a purr-chase approved by cats everywhere!

Coming soon!

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