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The ability to train is an essential skill for a exotic feline owner.

Modern animal training methods make the process fun for both the animal and the trainer.

Positive reinforcement based methods developed by dolphin trainers get great results on servals and other exotic cats.

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Big Cat Safety, Handling, and Training, by Dr. Bhagavan Antle. How difficult is it to train a tiger? Will my big cat be safe to handle if I raise him from a cub? Can I train my own tiger? A professional big cat trainer addresses these issues and others. Read more.....

Scare Tactics Some people will practically tell you exotic cats are demon-possessed if they think it'll stop you from getting one. Read More....

Servals and Kids Some of the varying opinions on the compatibility of servals and children, which can also be applied to other small felines. Read More....

Can Exotic Felines be Litterbox Trained? Exotic felines often spray or have problems using the litter box reliably, a tendancy which this article explores in depth. Read More....

Coping With Spraying and Litterbox Problems Often exotic cats simply aren't reliable in their bathroom habits no matter how hard you try to train them. So how do you accomodate your cat without leaving your house smelling like a third world bathroom? Read more.....


NOTE: Some articles refer to a specific species (i.e. "Litter Training Your Serval"), but the information can usually be applied to all small exotic species (bobcats, servals, caracals, etc).