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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by dottylotty, May 23, 2010.

  1. dottylotty

    dottylotty PetForums Member

    Apr 1, 2010
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    was planning to keep my two kittens indoors but have decided the weather is so nice to let them explore a bit in back garden with my supervision they r loving it so may have them as outdoor cats now. whats the best way to go about it when i let them outside properly to ensure they come back home, worried they wont come back.
  2. katie200

    katie200 PetForums VIP

    May 12, 2009
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    let them in the back garden and call there name with treats when you want them to come in so they will lean when they came home when called then they get a lovely treat that worked with smokey and he never gose that fare and always come home now so that should pretty much work good luck
  3. $hAzZa

    $hAzZa Shan

    May 2, 2010
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    If you want to ensure they won't stray consider cat proofing your garden :) x
  4. Staysee

    Staysee PetForums VIP

    Oct 19, 2009
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    Take all food up before you go bed [thats after you've fed them so they settle for the night] the night before so they are hungry little kittys in the morning, then let them out.

    They will be inquisitive, but thier bellies will also be wanting food, so you could maybe, like we used to to...tap a fork on something that makes a unique sound and then when they come, they'll associate that sound with food and you could use that for all future occasions, it worked wonders for us when we lived in the city and were letting them out first time, altho by then we'd already got them used to a certain sound meaning food, but its not too late
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