Feline Harmony Project

Feline Harmony Project

Feline Behaviour

Webinar
Over 50 people have attended this class

Description

What is the Feline Harmony Project?

The Feline Harmony Project is a 4-part webinar series presented by Naomi Thomson and Jade Currie at RSPCA Victoria. Join us as we navigate 4 feline behaviour topics, where we address common behaviour challenges and discuss targeted solutions.

Each webinar will include a live Q&A where you will have the opportunity to ask questions relating to the content or relating to your own feline at home.

Presenters:

Naomi is a Certified Cat Trainer and an Animal Behaviourist at RSPCA Victoria, whom specialises in timid and fear-based behaviours in cats. Naomi dedicates herself to working closely with our shelter cats, extending her guidance to foster carers and newly adopted pet owners, offering invaluable behaviour support.

Jade is a Behaviour Consultant working at RSPCA Victoria’s Veterinary Behaviour Clinic, Good Pet Behaviour. Jade consults with pet owners that are struggling with their pet’s behaviour challenges to help facilitate positive behaviour change.


Tuesday 31st October 

Feline Society: Managing Multi-Cat Households

6.30pm - 7.30pm

This webinar offers insights into creating optimal conditions and management strategies for living with multiple cats. In this webinar you’ll learn about cat behaviour and their social structure. How to prepare for introducing another cat into the household and what you should be looking for when choosing to get your cat a feline friend. It also covers strategies for successful introductions, addressing potential conflicts, and creating suitable environments to ensure a peaceful and happy coexistence.


Tuesday 14th November

Helping Shy Cats Bloom

6.30pm - 7.30pm

This webinar provides insight into helping shy cats feel settled, comfortable and flourish in their homes. Participants will learn techniques to build strong human feline bonds. Using positive interactions to create trust and environmental changes to help them feel more secure. This webinar will also cover how to identify signs of fear and anxiety, learning strategies for managing stress and when to seek professional help.


Tuesday 28th November

Arousal and Aggression in Cats

6.30pm - 7.30pm

This webinar dives into the complex topic of arousal and aggression in cats. Participants will learn how to identify signs of arousal and aggression, understand potential triggers, and learn effective techniques to manage your cat’s behaviour. This webinar aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of arousal and aggression, to help you understand more about your cat’s behaviour and where to start with behaviour modification and safe management at home.


Tuesday 12th December

Litter tray lessons

6.30pm - 7.30pm 

This webinar dives into the common challenges with toileting and litter box use in cats. Participants will learn about potential causes behind litter box problems and inappropriate elimination. You will also learn about practical strategies for identifying, addressing, and resolving these issues. It will also discuss preventative tips to prevent future litter box problems. This webinar aims to promote good litter box habits, and improved well-being for cats and their owners.


If you would like to join all four of our webinars, you can buy the Group Package ticket and get four tickets for the price of three.

We are offering a 50% discount to all rescue group workers. 

To claim your discount, please send us an email to education@rspcavic.org.au via your business email, and we will send you a discount code.


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What you will learn

  • • Insights into cat behaviour and social structure •Strategies for introducing new cats into a household •Techniques for helping shy cats feel comfortable •Identifying signs of fear and anxiety in cats • Managing arousal and aggression in cats • Effective litter box training and problem-solving

What you will get

  • Resources

What to bring

  • No materials required

What to wear

This is an online class

Appropriate for

• Cat owners and enthusiasts •Shelter staff that works with cats •Cattery staff • Veterinary professionals interested in cat behaviour •Foster carers and volunteers with shelter/cattery organisations •Behaviour professionals interested in cat behaviour

Discounts

Rescue worker groups can email education@rspcavic.org.au for a 50% discount

Buy our group package ticket to get 4 webinars for the price of 3


RSPCA Victoria

4.7
(1221 Reviews)

Want to improve your animal skills? Looking for quality teaching by industry experts? Want real skills and training?

Whether you’re a pet owner or thinking of a career in animal care, RSPCA Victoria has a short course to extend your animal skills and understanding.

Designed to develop new skills for anyone dealing with animals; RSPCA short courses provide valuable access to industry experts and utilise quality resources and trainers in an informative and hands-on environment.

As the trusted name in animal welfare in Victoria, we understand what animals need, and what works and what doesn’t – and are keen to share our practical knowledge and skills with you through.

 

Gain professional skills. Learn about your pet. Or both!

Programs are tailored for those wanting to enter the animal industry or improve their skills within this field, as well as helping people to increase their skills with their own pets.

Hands-on experience is essential to understanding animals so you will have the chance to meet and work with – animals from our education team – as well as learn from industry experts and qualified trainers.

And of course, profits raised go towards supporting animal welfare projects. You’re helping animals while you learn to… help animals!

So book your course with us today.

 

About RSPCA Victoria

We are a non-government, community based charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. RSPCA Victoria was established in Melbourne in 1871. Since this time, the RSPCA has become Australia's leading animal welfare charity.

Our community services include work in education, advocacy, animal care and protection. In Victoria, we operate nine animal Adoption Care Centres and one community pet care centre, providing refuge and care to more than 20,000 animals every year. 

As a not-for-profit organisation, we rely on community support to care for 'all creatures great and small'.  More than 90% of our funding is due to the generous support of the Victorian community.

For further information, visit www.rspcavic.org 

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4.8 (19 reviews)
Susanrated it
13 Dec 2023
Excellent session with practical strategies for toileting issues
Debbierated it
28 Nov 2023
Both presenters were amazing. I found this session very fascinating, insightful and well organised. I will be able to implement those tools learned going forward.
Alyssarated it
10 Nov 2023
very interesting and informative. information was very useful
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 7 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions - Face to Face courses

  • Program activities are conducted by RSPCA Victoria Education Officers and staff. RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to alter activities or cease programs should staff and participant safety be compromised.
  • For safety reasons, participants must wear appropriate clothing and closed-in shoes. 
  • RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to cancel the class should minimum numbers not be met.  A full refund will apply in these circumstances. 

DISCLAIMER

Participants may be involved in a range of hands-on activities during training. While the RSPCA takes all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of participants, all participants engage with these activities at their own risk.

By enrolling in these programs you acknowledge that you understand this disclaimer and release RSPCA (Victoria) and its employees, agents, volunteers and contractors from any liability whatsoever, to the extent permitted by law.


Terms and Conditions - Online On Demand Courses

The above does not apply. Please contact education@rspcavic.org.au for assistance. 

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