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Promoting a feline-friendly environment
In an interview with dvm360®, Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, offered tips to share with clients on fostering an environment where their newly adopted cat will thrive.
During an interview with dvm360®, Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, lead clinician and practice owner of Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, Oregon, described how to promote a feline-friendly environment by using an individualized approach when providing hiding places, scratching posts, and more.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC: I love for cats to really be...[provided] hiding places, and hiding places of a variety of types. Some cats love to go high, they don't necessarily need to be hidden, they may still be very exposed, but up high and that really gives some of those cats a great sense of security, others are going to want to tuck under.