MISSION: Catification
Her World Malaysia|May - June 2020
We discover why pet proofing your home ensures harmony and safety for both the owner and the cat.
AILEEN CHOW

WHAT IS CATIFICATION?

A term coined by the famed cat behaviourist, Jackson Galaxy, catification is about adjusting a home to meet the needs of both the pet parent and the fur kid. After all, pets are family, and you need to look after the well-being of family members, right?

Felines are predators by nature, so they have a need to jump, scratch, climb, hunt, perch, play, and most importantly, they need territories they can call their own. If your cat is showing signs of aggression or unusual behaviour – unless the reasons are health-related – it’s often a sign that their primal needs aren’t met. In other words, they are not able to do ‘cat things’.

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