How to Get a Stray Cat to Trust You


Cats are independent. Particularly the female cats. Gaining a cat trust is one of the most impossible tasks for the cat owner. All the animals have their own little personalities like the way humans do.

Cats are always boss in their world. You have to nurture this animal to bring the trust of people through personality. Like humans, Cats personalities are also coupled with their natural instincts, again, similar to the way human beings are born with instincts too.

You can learn some of their personality through nurture and some are part of instinct.

Things You Can Do To Gain Your Cat Trust:


01 Never break your promise

If you offer your cat a treat by shaking the treat bag, then always deliver the treat to your cat. Never break the animal’s trust and Never use the treat bag to call the cat then just put it away, never break your promise and always deliver what you promise. This is one of the best ways to gain her trust and make her presence near to you.

02 Be gentle

Allow Your Cat to come close to you on its own, allow it to sniff you without your offering. When your cat approaches you, gently hold out your hand so that your Cat can get a good whiff of your scent. 

Look into your Cat eyes and slowly blink your eyebrows, by doing this will improve your cat trust and your Cat will able to naturally sense your emotions and your intentions.

03 Do be noisy around your cat

Cats never like noisy places, they always want to rest in peaceful places. So, Avoid loud or startling noises near your Cat or at resting places. When you near your Cat never make a sudden noise or quick move or loud noise or a sudden vibration. 

This will cause your Cat to think “loud and scary things happen around on your presence.” When you are at home always near to your Cat so that she can know your presence.

04 Make a little distance for a while

If your cat is nervous, don’t feed the treat with your hand and keep a little distance whiling she is eating until she is comfortable. When your Cat comes near you, welcome her with the treat, this teaches your Cat that good things happen in your presence and sometimes, they get a treat. Every cat loves to treat so, offering your cat treat is one of the best ways to get your Cat trust.

05 Never force anything with your cat

Never force your cat when you reach out to pat them. If the cat jumps back. Never force her and slowly extend your hand, allowing him to sniff you then gently begin to touch him softly. 

Let your cat move his head and body to the places she wants to be scratched or rubbed. The Cat will see like you are his mother and will begin to make the connection with you.

06 Never punish your cat

When your cat does something bad, never, EVER spank them or make a loud noise. Instead, use the show her what she did patiently in their own way. If she peed outside the litter box, you gently pick up your cat, show him the pee and then place her gently in the litter box and allow her to scratch. This will help her see this is where she is to use the bathroom.

07 Spent some play time with your cat

Available yourself on a daily basis to play with her and buy her good toys to play with. Cats are very playful and funny to watch. Even if your cat is not played by herself trick her to play with you or her toys. 

If your cat doesn’t like it toys don’t force it to play with. Instead, put that toy away and try new toys for her interest.

08 Be patient!

So, I hope you are able to learn something by reading this and one more thing never loss your hope in your cat. Believe it or not, these are normal things every cat owner faces until they get their cat trust. So, always be patient, never lose your hope, and never give up.

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