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Training my future adventure cat Coos

We have Coos the cat since a bit more than one year now. It was not the initial though to get a cat and take him to do some hikes with us. However, I decided to try if it was possible to train him to walk in a leash. We started when he was really small, maybe 5-6 months old,1 to train him to wear a harness. He is now wearing already his third harness – so much he has grown. In the beginning he wore the harness just for a few minutes inside, but really quickly he got used to the harness. As soon as he was comfortable wearing the harness (ie not walking like he was walking on a trampoline), we went to our backyard to explore. I recommend to use in the beginning a soft leash (not a flexi type of leash) because if the cat gets scared and gets loose, the soft leash follows him softly when a flexi leash would make him even more scared. When he was used to …