Well my situation is a little different-I got blue siamese twins, brother and sister
at the same time because I was told that they reqiure a lot of attention(this is true). This was wonderful because they are very active intelligent animals and enjoy lots of playtime. On Sept 10th Max got out of the house- I dont know how...(they are both indoor cats) and I haven't seen him since. Since then Bella has been an only cat and I have had to change my routine with her because she was very close to her brother. She is 1.5 years old now and still very much a kitten. The "wild" behavior is due to their curiosty and playfulness. It just takes some work on your part to get her to understand what is acceptable. Don't get me wrong Bella still makes laps around the house at 80mph and plays with everything in sight as well as open every drawer, door and cabinet there is that does not have a baby lock on it.
Because she is home alone all day when I get in she is ready for action and attention. I make it a point to play with her before bed time at least 30min or go for a walk outside on her leash. This really is what she waits for all day...time with you.
I have set play limits from the begining. I do not play with my hands. I let her know that my hands are for love(petting, feeding, grooming, NEVER BITING) and toys (feathers, wand toys, mice
) are for chewing and swating. I don't hit or yell but I can be very firm when I have to get my point across.
I did have problems at night since they are nocturnal but soon she fell right into my routine. I'd get in bed-turn off the light and as much a she tried bringing me mice and balls to play fetch with, I resisted and would ignore her until she would just fall asleep. If it got too bad I would shut her out. The bad thing about that is Siamese are VERY VOCAL and LOUD
, you just have to be stronger.
Now when I get in bed and shut off the light she follows with her toy monkey clims under the covers and sleeps through the night.
You have an advantage with a siamese...they catch on quick. Bella is only 1.5 and already she is toilet trained, leash trained, she can sit,lay, and speak on command. The wild playfulness is still there but I also have a great lap cat to watch TV with.