Can You Change a Cat’s Personality?

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (12-15-2021) #0071: Tracie talks to cat behaviorist Dr. Mikel Delgado about whether its possible to alter a cat’s nature. Can you change a cat’s personality to make them more affectionate? More outgoing? Less timid? What forms a cat’s personality: is it genetics, early socialization, environment, or […]

Adopted Pets Teach Us Patience (“Love Don’t Come Easy” for some)

Adopted Pets Teach Us Patience (“Love Don’t Come Easy” for some) Sometimes you hear the story of someone who adopted from a shelter and discovered the dog or cat was really timid and shy. They might have expressed disappointment, or even made the fatalistic judgment “this animal must have been terribly abused and will never […]