How to Teach Your Cat to Kiss You (3 Simple Steps)
Kisses are fun!
If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a kiss, that means that the person who’s giving it probably cares about you a whole lot!
That’s a great feeling.
But what about receiving a kiss from your own pet cat?
Yes, you heard me right, your own pet cat.
Does that sound strange?
To me, it doesn’t.
To me, there’s nothing wrong with it.
That’s probably because I’m a cat lover.
Plus, dog owners get to do it all the time!
When I taught my cat, Oliver, to kiss me, it was absolutely great!
I felt very accomplished.
It wasn’t easy, but it was worth it.
Cat’s can be very affectionate creatures.
They are not emotionless, furry cyborgs sent from the future that are incapable of showing love.
It just takes a little effort to bring out that side of them.
And that’s what I want to get into today.
I’m guessing if you’re reading this article you want to know if you can teach your cat to kiss you, so without further ado, let’s get into how to teach your cat to kiss you.
3 Steps to Teaching Your Cat to Kiss You
Use a treat.
Cats love treats and they are a great motivator to get them to do whatever you want.
Food is a HUGE motivator!
You can do this by using cream cheese or baby food and putting it on your cheek or even holding a treat in your mouth.
Call your cat.
Point your finger to your face or cheek and say, “Kiss”.
If you have food on your face, this will make things a lot easier.
Praise your cat.
Make your cat feel good about it kissing you by rewarding it.
Key Things to Remember When Teaching Your Cat How to Kiss You
- Be patient. This will take time to accomplish.
- Don’t yell or get angry. This will scare your cat off instead of achieving the desired result.
- Rewards are your allies. Keep reward handy. They will make things a lot easier.
Video: How to Teach Your Cat to Kiss You
Watch the video below to see an example of how this all works in practice.
Final Thoughts On How To Teach Your Cat To Kiss You
Just like with teaching a cat any other trick, it will take practice and patience.
Cats require you to gain their trust and if you can’t do that, then it will be very hard to teach them anything.
Don’t force your cat to learn a trick. Let it warm up to whatever you want to teach it on its own and use your rewards to your advantage.
Teaching a cat to kiss is a great accomplishment that can absolutely be done.
Teaching a cat to show you some love will be all worth it.