Originally Posted by Abigail
well whatever you do.. do NOT feed the cat or play. just ignore her/hm.. give a little pet and turnover. it will get the idea.
i fed abi once before dawn and it took over a week of ignoring her in the morning while she jumped on me, knocked things off the bedstand and played with my feet to make her realize it wasnt going to happen again.
Absolutely! I forgot to mention in my previous post that when we first got Sonic he was waking us at 6am (which is still pretty good for a young kitten, but when you work afternoon and evening and your husband works shifts, is still too early!) wanting to play.
Ignoring him has worked wonders, he now waits until much later to start dropping toys on our heads! If it is still to early for us, he will only try once or twice, then fish the toy away and go play by himself on the bed or floor. At one time he would just repeatedly drop toys all over our heads and bat us in the face and scratch trying to retrieve them to drop them again. He has even become more careful when he drops one on me and then goes to pick it up to play with it by himself - he used to sit on my head and fish wildly for the toy, which was usually on my face, with his claws out
but has now taken to wriggling over to it and picking it up in his mouth to carry it away which is far less painful
When we first got him I seemed to always have kitten scratch marks on my face, now he is much better