Katzen sind nicht erziehbar – oder doch? Die gefragteste Katzen-Expertin der Welt konnte bereits über tausend Tierbesitzern helfen, Verhaltensstörungen ihrer Katze zu lösen. Ihr Geheimnis: Sie lässt Katzen Katzen sein. Katzen kann man nicht dressieren wie Hunde oder ihnen gut zureden wie Menschen, man muss die Bedingungen schaffen, dass sie sich wohlfühlen. In einem dreistufigen Plan stellt Mieshelle Nagelschneider ihre bewährte Methode vor, wie man der Katze erstens das unerwünschte Verhalten abgewöhnt, ihr zweitens das neue angewöhnt und wie man drittens die räumliche Umgebung katzengerecht gestaltet und für ausreichend Beschäftigung sorgt. Ein überaus hilfreicher und zugleich unterhaltsamer Katzen-Ratgeber, der einen tiefen Einblick in die Katzenseele ermöglicht.
The Cat Whisperer
Author: Mieshelle Nagelschneider
Who says you can’t train a cat? Just when you thought you had reached the end of your ball of twine, one of America’s most popular cat behaviorists comes to the rescue of perplexed cat owners everywhere, providing practical and effective strategies for solving every feline behavior problem imaginable—from litter box issues to scratching, spraying, biting, and beyond. Cat Whisperer Mieshelle Nagelschneider has been helping people deal with these dilemmas for two decades, achieving a near-perfect success rate. Central to her approach is a keen understanding of the unique way cats see the world—their need for safety and security, their acute territoriality, and their insatiable desire to catch and kill prey. Her proven C.A.T. cat behavior modification plan is a commonsense course of action that can be specifically tailored to your cat in the context of its behavior problems and its particular household environment. Easy-to-implement solutions help transform even the most anxiety-riddled companions into confident, gregarious, and relaxed cats who live longer, happier, and healthier lives. Inside you’ll discover • how to harness the power of “friendly pheromones” to improve your cat’s appetite, exploration, grooming, and play • where, when, and how to create a litter box environment that will provide ease of access and reduce anxiety for you and your cat • how to end aggression in multiple-cat households and help your cats coexist peacefully Is it impossible to train a cat? Not anymore! Your days of yelling and tearing your hair out in the wake of the latest household “cat-astrophe” are over. In this fascinating and indispensable book, the Cat Whisperer takes you inside the mind of a feline to explain why members of one of the world’s most inscrutable species act the way they do—and how you can convince them to change their behaviors for the sake of your peace of mind . . . and theirs. Praise for The Cat Whisperer “I wish I had read The Cat Whisperer before I started filming Must Love Cats. The cats would have liked me a lot more.”—John Fulton, host of Animal Planet’s Must Love Cats “Mieshelle Nagelschneider is a wizard at demystifying cat behavior and providing easy-to-follow steps for solving vexing problems. I dog-eared (or should I say cat-eared) so many pages for later reference that my book doesn’t want to close. Living with six demanding cats in a small house, I wish I’d had this excellent guide years ago.”—Bob Tarte, author of Kitty Cornered, Enslaved by Ducks, and Foul Weather “The reason people are so mesmerized by house cats is because they are truly miniature versions of lions, tigers, and leopards. In her book The Cat Whisperer, Mieshelle Nagelschneider explains the behavior of the house cat in an unprecedented and most accessible way, offering unique insight into the often misunderstood companion animal that is as wild as we have become civilized.”—Jordan Carlton Schaul, Ph.D., contributing editor, National Geographic, and curator, Orange County Zoo “Pet owners despairing of getting their cats to behave will find new hope in this comprehensive guide. . . . This book more than meets Nagelschneider’s goal of guiding owners to the strategies for behavioral and environmental change needed to address issues such as urination outside the litter box and aggressiveness.”—Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.
Katzen mit Geschichte
Author: Bettina von Stockfleth
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Ihre Zahl wächst stetig, und in den wenigsten Fällen liegen die Gründe für eine Abgabe bei den Katzen. Dennoch schrecken viele Katzenfreunde aus Angst vor einer verhaltensgestörten Mitbewohnerin davor zurück, eine Samtpfote aus dem Tierschutz aufzunehmen - schade für viele tolle Katzen, die nichts mehr verdient hätten, als die Geborgenheit eines liebevollen und artgerechten neuen Zuhauses! Dieser Ratgeber möchte Sie ermutigen, Ihr Herz und Heim für eine "Katze mit Geschichte" zu öffnen. Er liefert eine Fülle an Informationen sowie praxisnahe Tipps rund um die Auswahl, Adoption, Eingewöhnung und Haltung von Katzen aus dem Tierschutz, damit auch Ihr Schützling eine "Katze mit Erfolgsgeschichte" wird.
Author: Desmond Morris
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
This book, the first in the popular Watching series, explains everything from why cats purr to why we say it's raining cats and dogs. 26 black-and-white photographs. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Ramsey Campbell
Overseeing his reluctant staff during an overnight inventory, Woody, an American manager of a British bookstore, works everyone to their limits to prove himself to his superiors but finds the job compromised by a series of bizarre events, including an employee's spontaneous illiteracy and another worker's death in a hit-and-run accident. Reprint.
Rag Rug Making
Author: Jenni Stuart-Anderson
Publisher: Traplet Publications Limited
Carpenter Anderson and Santa Claus switch places at Christmas and give presents to each other's families.
Author: Cameron Bloom, Bradley Trevor Greive
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
PENGUIN BLOOM is a unique journey of recovery and an extraordinary celebration of life, featuring Cameron Bloom's exceptional photographs and a captivating narrative by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive. Penguin the Magpie is a global social media sensation with over 113k followers on Instagram. People the world over have fallen in love with the stunning and deeply personal images of this rescued bird and her human family. But there is far more to Penguin's story than meets the eye. This is a true story of hope and courage. It begins with a shocking accident, in which Cameron's wife, Sam, suffers a near fatal fall that leaves her paralysed and deeply depressed. Into their lives comes Penguin, an injured magpie chick abandoned after she fell from her nest. Penguin's rescue and the incredible joy and strength she gives Sam and all those who helped her survive demonstrates that, however bleak things seem, compassion, friendship and support can come from unexpected quarters, ensuring there are always better days ahead. This plucky little magpie reminds us all that, no matter how lost, fragile or damaged we feel, accepting the love of others and loving them in return will help to make us whole.
This book explores an entirely new way of understanding psychological and mental distress based on Dr Razzaque.s work as a consultant psychiatrist together with the insights he has gained as a regular practitioner of meditation. His extraordinary conclusion: mental illness can also be a form of spiritual awakening. This book provides evidence for this from a range of sources including direct clinical case material from his work in acute mental health services to the latest findings from neuroscience and the insights of meditative traditions. The book describes new forms of treatment for mental illness inspired by Eastern approaches and centering around practices such as mindfulness. These therapies offer both patients and their families the inspiring idea that the approach to their psychological difficulties should go beyond just treating episodes of mental illness but also, where possible, help the individual to complete the process of spiritual growth they have begun. This book argues that our society as a whole could benefit from developing an awareness of the spiritual power of this process of transformation.
An exciting new series full of magical creature, whimsical adventures and quirky illustrations. Pip is a girl who can talk to magical creatures. And her aunt is a vet for magical creatures. When things go amok, Pip consults JEFFREY HIGGLESTON'S GUIDE TO MAGICAL CREATURES -- a fun guide to such entities that Pip adds to from time to time.
Author: Petra Durst-Benning
In the village of Lauscha in Germany, things have been done the same way for centuries. The men blow the glass, and the women decorate and pack it. But when Joost Steinmann passes away unexpectedly one September night, his three daughters must learn to fend for themselves. While feisty Johanna takes a practical approach to looking for work, Ruth follows her heart, aiming to catch the eye of a handsome young villager. But it is dreamy, quiet Marie who has always been the most captivated by the magic—and sparkling possibilities—of the craft of glassblowing. As the spirited sisters work together to forge a brighter future for themselves on their own terms, they learn not only how to thrive in a man's world, but how to remain true to themselves—and their hearts—in the process.
A Guide To Achieving Inner Balance Through Yoga. Yoga, According To Osho, Is Not Only A System Of Belief But Is Also A Scientific Methodology That Heightens Awareness And Makes It Possible To Live In A Constant State Of Happiness, Harmony And Fulfillment. For Many, Yoga Is Merely A Way To Keep Fit. Osho, However, Believes That Yogic Postures Are But An Infinitely Small Part Of An Entire Recipe For Living . In A Language Both Fluid And Graceful, Osho Explains How Yoga Can Transform One S Life. The Reader Is Told How He Can First Transcend The Body, Then The Mind And, Finally, How He Can Fall Into Your Own Being . Drop All The Outer Goals And Move Inwards, Says Osho. Yoga, For Him, Is Not About Control Or Discipline But About Achieving A Sense Of Balance. Yoga: The Science Of Living, An Outcome Of Osho S Talks, Is Not Merely A Commentary On Patanjali S Ancient Treatise. It Is Enriched With Insights From Osho S Awakened Consciousness. Defying Traditional Norms Of Spirituality, Osho Punctuates The Voyage Of Self-Discovery With An Irreverent Sense Of Humour. Enriching The Book Are Questions From Various People, Keen To Discover Themselves. Osho S Refreshingly Candid Answers Make For Delightful Reading And Would Offer A Solution To Those Trapped In Similar Situations. Insightful And Profound, Yoga: The Science Of Living Is An Invaluable Guide For Those Looking For Inner Balance And Peace.
Experiments in Ethics
Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Introduction: The waterless moat -- The case against character -- The case against intuition -- The varieties of moral experience -- The ends of ethics.
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