Melina Grin

Melina Grin

Sydney, Australia Pet Nurture (Self Employed)

Highlights

  • Feline Nursing, Canine & Feline Rehab Therapy, Feline Behaviour

Education

ISFM Certificate in Feline Nursing, Karen Pryor Academy Train Your Cat, Fear Free Certified Professional, Physical Therapy (Canine & Feline), Canine Myofunctional Therapist (CMT), Currently studying ISFM Advanced Feline Behaviour for Veterinary Professionals.

Experience

Distinct interest and passion in Small Animal Rehabilitation and Feline Behaviour. Membership Associations: Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia (VNCA), International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC) and Small Animal & Equine Naturopathic Association (SAENA)

About

My cats are my teachers and healers. Dedicated to loving, caring and advocating for cats worldwide!


RECENT ARTICLES:


Cat Separation Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Years ago, separation anxiety was only prevalent in dogs, but now it’s also recognised that cats endure separation-related problems (SRP) despite the perception that cats require less attention and rarely impacted by human absence. In this article, we'll learn about the causes and treatment of cat separation anxiety. Probability factors for the development of separation-related problems in cats seems consistent...

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Why Does My Cat Bite Me?

We love interacting and spending time with our cats whether through petting, holding, playing or training, but what happens when our cat isn’t in the mood, defensive or in pain, and bites us? In this article, we'll explore the answers to the question "why does my cat bite me?" to better understand why cats bite and what to do when...

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11 Tips To Train Your Cat To Sleep All Night

Does your cat have an annoying habit of waking you up at night by stepping on your face, pawing at your head, sliding under the covers, meowing, or howling? This can be a real problem. Sleep deprivation caused by pets has both physical and mental effects lasting for weeks or even months. In this article, you'll learn how to get...

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5 Tips To Keep Cats Off Of Counters

The kitchen counter is amongst the foremost hazardous places in our home, where we keep food, sharp objects, store electrical appliances, and cook meals on a hot stove. Our cats are instinctively drawn to high places because of their innate climbing and agile nature. Cats feel most safe and secure when spotting, resting, and sleeping from high observation points. Cats,...

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How To Litter Train A Kitten

Have you ever imagined adding potty training a kitten to your list of achievements? Most cat owners assume kittens know intuitively how to use a litter box when they join our family, however it isn’t always the case. Toilet training is the first thing you will need to teach your kitten! Kittens learn how and where to eliminate by observing...

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What Is Cat Chattering & Why Do Cats Do It?

  Our cats are fascinating creatures with an extensive vocal repertoire consisting of many amusing sounds such as chatter, chirp, tweet, and meow. Cats use several communication sensory systems such as visual, olfactory, tactile, and auditory signals to express how they feel. Sometimes it’s tricky to understand cat communication and identify the exact context our cat conveys through vocalisations and...

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Are My Cats Playing Or Fighting?

Are you mystified trying to figure out if your cats are playing or fighting during wrestling matches? A cat’s behaviour can be hard to interpret, particularly when there is a mix of ages, breeds, temperaments, and unrelated individuals in one household. This article will help you distinguish between a play date versus a cat fight and encourage harmonious living in...

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How to Walk a Cat on a Leash

How To Walk A Cat On A Leash?

Dogs get to go for walks and explore the world. Why should cats miss out on all the fun? Keep reading to find out how to walk a cat on a leash. Imagine the exhilaration and sensory stimulation your cat will experience while exploring the great outdoors! With the right tips and tricks, you can train your indoor cat to...

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How To Bathe A Cat? (A Step By Step Guide)

We've heard the myths that cats are capable of doing all of their own grooming and hate water. Prolonging these traditions for matted, longhaired, and older cats is a disservice to both cats and their owners. The bath does not have to be a wrestling match with a cranky, dangling cat. It is possible to master essential techniques for fast,...

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Why Is My Cat Not Eating?

Despite our best efforts caring for our cat, purchasing expensive food, and giving them a safe, happy, and fulfilled life, our cat may temporarily stop eating. Loss of appetite is a major concern for a cat parent, but when do you start worrying and ask for help? In this article, we discuss why a cat may seem picky, what to...

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