What is the best way to tame a wild cat(Siamese)?
I caught a stray Siamese cat at my job yesterday and now have IT in a 36/36 wire cage on my back porch...any tips on how to tame it?
Asked By: skeeterhawk11 - 10/19/2007
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Answered By: surfcomtesse - 10/19/2007
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First, take it to a vet to be checked out for any diseases and to see if it was someone's pet that was microchipped. After that, just lots of patience and love. No sudden movements around the cat, and it can only eat when you provide it food. Make sure you stay around when it is eating.
Answered By: pixy_stix - 10/19/2007
If it is an adult cat and it is wild (feral) you probably can't. Most cats need to be socialized to humans in the first 8-12 weeks of life.
Answered By: Bozema - 10/19/2007
Siamese cats are not wild. Get the cat neutered or spayed and the cat would be nice.
Answered By: kittyluv - 10/19/2007
What you have is either a stray or feral cat. If it's an adult feral, you probably won't be able to tame it--feral means that it's been in the wild all its life. Cats have to learn to trust humans while they're young if they're to trust them as adults; and this one might not have... More
Answered By: lisa450 - 10/19/2007
I took in two stray cats that were living in my woods behind us. They must have been around people at one time since they eventually let me get near them, though it took awhile. They had never been in a home since they were petrified of every sound and could not figure out what a tv was. IT is a slow process....take... More
Answered By: mycatsmom - 10/19/2007
Take it to the vets to be checked for and disease and any injuries that you might not be able to see. Then you just got to take it slow. Slow movement, low voice, and a lot of patience. My Orange Kitty (OK) was feral for 3 yrs. We caught him after he got hit by a car. After a 2 1/2 hrs surgery on his face, 30... More
Answered By: fruitie7 - 10/19/2007
Patience and food. Most strays/ferals will respond to food and quiet slow motions, anythng non threatening... More
Answered By: Elaine M - 10/19/2007
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