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Old January 13th, 2023, 06:01 PM
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Clicker training cats

I am working on clicker training my cat to help with some aggressive behaviour he has at times towards my toddler.

Does anyone have experience with clicker training?

I am trying to find the best method. If he starts walking towards her to swat at her, would I redirect with a command and then reward with click and treat?
Or should I be using the clicker to reinforce positive interactions he has with my daughter?

Any insight is so greatly appreciated!!
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Old January 15th, 2023, 05:12 PM
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I've never used clickers with our cats, but I've used them pretty extensively with the dogs.

You might want to try a combination of both. Click and reward for the successful redirection (whether redirected by command or by a toy toss), but also for a positive one-on-one interaction he has with your daughter.
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