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:


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How to Make a Cat Love You in 3 Easy Steps

My cats are my world and I cannot imagine life without them, especially during tough times. You can probably relate to the feeling of unconditional love for your cat and the desire to smother him or her in hugs and kisses, but it can be hard to tell whether or not that love is returned. So how can you make...

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How to Train Your Cat Not to Bite

Cats are territorial species born with sharp teeth and talons designed to hunt, catch prey and protect their domain. When a cat is fearful, defensive, aroused, or stressed, it can transform from a loving pussycat to a ‘panther’ in a matter of seconds biting and clawing their way out of a situation. Training a cat to not bite is challenging,...

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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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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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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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5 Simple Tips To Keep Cats Off 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 Help Cats Get Along

Worldwide cat ownership is increasing in popularity and the proportion of multi-cat households is also on the rise. While being a cat parent brings us lots of joy and many benefits, our cats need assistance to help them get along, keep them safe, relaxed, and enriched. A cat is an independent, solitary hunter and is not reliant on social relationships....

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10 Causes Of Aggression In Cats And How To Help

Aggression in cats is a major problem that can result in injury to humans and pets. Although feline aggression towards humans isn’t frequently reported as dog attacks, it’s a significant challenge for cat owners, a public health concern, and an issue that, unfortunately, often leads to relinquishment. Let’s reshape our thoughts on aggression and decode what motivates cats as species...

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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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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 other...

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