Originally Posted by Luds
I've read on various sites that spraying a cat in the face when he does somethign wrong will help. But I seem to be reading contradicting views about it as well.
SHould I or should I not do it? Tendresse is now 9 months old and she doesn't like the spray bottle! We spray her when she jumps on the Christmas tree or does something she's not supposed to be doing...
Not that water spray would be harmful to Tendresse, but we might suggest what has been, for us, a very effective alternative. We found that water was more likely to harm furniture and such.
We use "bottled air," a little spray can containing just that: air. We buy ours at Office Depot at a very reasonable price, and we have seen it at computer stores. They are designed for removing dirt and debris from computers, office equipment, audio equipment, video equipment, etc. You might be surprised, BTW, to see what comes flying out of your computer keyboard if you hit it with a puff of air. I find it extremely effective at removing lint from my sewing machine.
Anyway, I think you may find a puff of air just as effective as a water spray, and much less messy. We now only have to wave the can at Samwise and he stops the current evil he is engaged in.
All the best from a very cold Texas beach,