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Share your cat's Meow Moments with us and win a Whiskas hamper

By Supplied Time of article published Oct 23, 2019

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Cape Town - Cats are always investigating their  surroundings and looking for adventure. They are independent and full of personality – that’s why we  love them. However, we can’t deny that as humans we have to try a little harder to get them to love  us back. 

So, when your feline friends are being extra affectionate you might want to reward them with  a Whiskas Crunchy Trio Treat, a delicious nibble from the NEW Whiskas care and treat range.

We like to refer to those acts of feline love as “Meow Moments”. Whiskas encourages you to look out  for these delightful shows of affection and make sure to give your kitty a treat when they happen.

The Slow Blink

When your cat stares into your eyes and gives you that long, slow blink, they’re simply saying “I love  you.” And if that doesn’t make your heart puff up and give you the urge to show them how much you  love them with a little nibble from Whiskas Care and Treat range, then we have no idea what will.


Have you noticed your cat kneading your legs while lying on your lap? Cats actually learnt to do this  as kittens while feeding from their moms. So, if your cat is kneading you, they’re showing that they  appreciate the care you give them – and that’s worthy of a tasty treat.

Sparing the Couch

Cats have minds of their own so it’s important to treat them when they make more thoughtful  decisions. For example, if your precious kittens choose to use a scratching post instead of ripping up  your couch, give them a treat to reinforce this behaviour. Positive reinforcement of good behaviour is  a great way to improve the bond between you and your cats, and let them know which behaviours  are favoured.

The Mark

When your cats rub their heads on your legs, they’re marking their territory and basically saying: “Hey,  this is my human,” and that kind of loyalty should be rewarded.

Good Litterbox Conduct

Cats aren’t as easy to train as their canine counterparts, but positive reinforcement is setting your  feline friend up to succeed and will encourage good behaviour. If your cat uses the litterbox without  flinging debris all over the floor, reward the good behaviour with a delicious treat.

Whiskas Trio Crunchy Treats pack has an irresistible shaking mnemonic that awakens your cats’ senses  and gets them excited in anticipation for this delicious treat. Pick some Crunchy Trio treats, available  in Poultry and Seafood flavours, from your nearest major retailers nationwide ... and keep those Meow  Moments coming.


Share pictures or videos of your cat's Meow Moments with us via Whatsapp at 0745573535 or email at [email protected] and stand a chance to win a Whiskas gift bag.

Closing date is 31 October 2019. 

We may publish your pictures and videos on the IOL website and our social media pages.

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