Ingrid Johnson, our resident Certified Cat Behavior Consultant through the IAABC (www.IAABC.org), conducts both phone and in-home behavior consultations. In-home consultations are the preferred route to success and include two months of follow up help via phone or email. Phone consults are reserved for out of state clients and include one month of follow up help. If you are interested in a behavior consult, please fill out the Feline Behavior Questionnaire and then you will be contacted to schedule your consult. You may also email her at Ingrid@fundamentallyfeline.com. Or visit her website at www.fundamentallyfeline.com.
*Distance fee assessed on a case by case basis for families outside the metro Atlanta area.
Does your litter box look like this? Well, it should!! We provide the service of cutting and sanding these large, clear storage containers for a fee of $15.00. Be sure the box you choose is BIG (1.5 times the length of your cat) and has a smooth bottom for effective scooping. Want to cut it yourself? Watch this How-To video!
Cats Can Be Trained!
Ingrid taught Davis to ride a skateboard.
Davis giving Ingrid a Hi-Five!
Davis learning the "go to stool" command.
The following handouts discuss various behavior issues commonly encountered with your feline friend:
Download PDF Version Thinking about adopting a cat? Ensure it’s a success with these tips! In spite of their reputation for being solitary animals, cats are actually very social creatures […]Read More
How to Introduce a Cat to a Dog
Download PDF Version With a patient and careful introduction, your pets will enjoy a positive and long-lasting relationship. Can cats and dogs really get along? Of course they can! They […]Read More
How to Introduce a Cat to a New Environment
Download PDF Version Helping a new cat get comfortable in your home involves much more than opening the carrier door. Regardless of whether there are existing pets in the household, […]Read More
How to Introduce Cats to Each Other
Download PDF Version Taking your time with a slow, positive introduction process leads to long-term harmony The key to introducing cats to each other is to TAKE IT SLOWLY. Take […]Read More
Using Food Puzzles with Your Cat
Ingrid is excited to share that she co-authored a paper for the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery on helping clients use food puzzles with their cats! The final version […]Read More
Download PDF Version The saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” definitely applies to litter boxes! Follow these simple rules to avoid many of the most […]Read More
Inappropriate Elimination, What to Do When your Cat Refuses to Use the Litter Box
Download PDF Version Cat owners often become understandably frustrated when their cat begins to urinate or defecate outside the litter box. Nearly 1 cat in 10 will have an inappropriate […]Read More
Environmental Enrichment, A Bored Cat Spells Trouble
Download PDF Version Here at Paws Whiskers & Claws, we advocate indoor only cats. This lifestyle keeps them healthier,safer and living longer lives. However, cats may get bored or frustrated […]Read More
Foraging, Hunting for the Indoor Cat
Download PDF Version Helpful Links Implementing Foraging As A Feeding Protocol Foraging toys are food dispensing containers that your cat manipulates in efforts to get food or treats to dispense. […]Read More
Feline Scratching Behaviors
Download PDF Version Scratching is a normal feline behavior; even declawed cats need to scratch! To avoid accidents and to keep your furniture safe, you need to understand why your […]Read More
Two Are Better Than One!
Download PDF Version By having two or more cats you are able to enjoy the true social nature of cats as a species. They naturally live in small groups called […]Read More
Introducing a New Cat to Your Home
Download PDF Version In spite of their reputation for being solitary animals, cats are actually very social creatures and enjoy the company of other cats and even dogs. Many times,behavior […]Read More