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Cat Whisperer

WHAT IS A

CAT WHISPERER?

Cat Whisperer
Cat Psychologist

A Cat Whisperer is someone who possesses an exceptional skill in deciphering and understanding cat behaviour.

The term Cat Whisperer is frequently used to describe someone who possesses an exceptional skill in observing cats. This skill is grounded in knowledge and through extensive training.  The Cat Whisperer can understand a cat's mindset, emotions, and cognitive abilities exceptionally well. They establish a connection with their owner through effective communication of the cat's needs, fostering understanding and a mutual goal to assist the cat. A Cat Whisperer has the ability to understand a cat's true innate behaviour and psychology. It is not the same as training. An Animal Behaviourist, Cat Behaviourist, and Cat Psychologist are referred to as Cat Whisperers.  They are professionally trained in cat behaviour and cat psychology.

Numerous self-proclaimed Cat Whisperers lack formal education in cat psychology. In most cases, this is simply a marketing strategy done to make them sound unique. Authentic Cat Whisperers combine their innate understanding of feline thoughts and emotions with formal education and training in Cat Behaviour and Animal Psychology. Their methods are deeply rooted in science-backed best practices that have been developed over decades of research on animal learning, behaviour, and psychology.

CAT COMMUNICATION

Cat Communication

Cats convey messages without verbal language. By observing body language, personality traits, muscle tension, behaviour traits, and minor cues, a Cat Whisperer can interpret what your cat is saying. They have the ability to read a cat quickly, often within a glance! It may appear as if they possess a special power. They make the complex simple for you, so that you understand. This is the outcome of merging a distinctive talent with formal education and extensive experience. They can effortlessly tackle even the most peculiar and severe cat behaviour problems. Owners frequently express astonishment, saying things like 'I can't believe I overlooked this' or 'I've tried everything over the years, and the solution was staring me in the face all along!' ‘It seems so simple and obvious now.’ These owners are no fools. They are experienced and committed cat owners. It was not simple or obvious to anybody other than a Cat Whisperer!

WHAT DOES A CAT WHISPERER DO?

Happy Cat with Cat Owner

A Cat Whisperer understands the thoughts and emotions of your cat. They know how they think and feel. Their knowledge of different cat breeds and understanding of cat behaviour enables them to effectively solve and even anticipate cat behaviour problems. They are experienced in the diverse nature of personalities of cats, and know that even cat is unique. The Cat Whisperer identifies communication breakdowns between the cat and owner and serve as an interpreter. For any behaviour problem, a personalized plan will be developed to address the specific unwanted behaviour, considering both the cat's and owner's needs. A Cat Behaviourist’s role is to guide you in positively leading and communicating with your cat to achieve desired outcomes or good behaviour.

DO WE 'CAT WHISPER' HERE AT ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR AUSTRALIA?

Absolutely, we do! Dionna Newton, the founder and primary Cat Behaviourist at Animal Behaviour Australia, has a lifelong connection with cats. From a young age, she possessed a remarkable talent for understanding a cat's thoughts and emotions. This is why she decided to pursue formal training as an Animal Behaviourist. A skilled Cat Whisperer possesses a distinct talent along with formal education and training. Dionna hails from the UK and holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree. Animal Behaviour was the focus of her Honours project. Her education in Animal Psychology began at university and continued with specialised training in Pet Animal Psychology at COAPE (Centre of Applied Pet Ethology).

An Animal Behaviourist is distinct from a Vet or Trainer. Dionna's expertise and professional training in animal behaviour and cat psychology allows her to collaborate with your vet when behaviour and medical issues intersect. Dionna discovers the motivation(s) behind your cat's undesirable behaviour(s) and guides you in redirecting it towards suitable alternatives that benefit both you and your cat. Dionna helps cat owners find solutions for their pet's behavioural problems, and offers Preventative Consultations to those with no current behavioural issues. Why? In order to provide a deeper understanding of their cat's distinct character, personality and desires. By doing this, she can help cat owners avoid behavioural problems altogether.

Every Cat Whisperer harbours a deep love for cats. They are committed to helping and supporting cats. Most prefer cats to people! With the Cat Whisperer's guidance, you can empower yourself to provide your cat with exceptional care and any assistance required.

Dionna says: 

"A loving cat owner is the best person to help their cat. I will happily show them how."

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

An Animal Behaviourist is distinct from a Vet or Trainer. Dionna's expertise and professional training in animal behaviour and cat psychology allows her to collaborate with your vet when behaviour and medical issues intersect. Dionna discovers the motivation(s) behind your cat's undesirable behaviour(s) and guides you in redirecting it towards suitable alternatives that benefit both you and your cat. Dionna helps cat owners find solutions for their pet's behavioural problems, and offers Preventative Consultations to those with no current behavioural issues. Why? In order to provide a deeper understanding of their cat's distinct character, personality and desires. By doing this, she can help cat owners avoid behavioural problems altogether.

Every Cat Whisperer harbours a deep love for cats. They are committed to helping and supporting cats. Most prefer cats to people! With the Cat Whisperer's guidance, you can empower yourself to provide your cat with exceptional care and any assistance required.

Dionna says:

"A loving cat owner is the best person to help their cat. I will happily show them how."

Click on the link below to learn more about our services.

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