- Did surrogate EFT help a cat accept a new dog into the household?
- How to creatively use EFT on a dog--in this case for toxic reactions
- EFT newcomer assists with her dog's eye problem
- EFT for a snoring schnauzer
- Here is evidence that our pets' emotional issues and behaviors mirror ours--dog behavior changes
- EFT newcomer successfully uses EFT for her abused dog
- Surrogate EFT brings peace to scared animals
- Abused dog is housebroken with the use of EFT
- Two success stories of EFT with dogs: A vacuum cleaner fear and an arthritic back
- Did surrogate EFT for Mary's dog remove a lump?
- EFT quieted a dog
- The sluggish beagle that suddenly turned frisky
- Otto, the puppy had car sickness--but there was much more
- An amazing recovery for a tiny dog after a pit bull attack
- The mysterious vanishing growth on Marlene's dog
- The dog that used to chew everything
- Surrogate EFT for a sick dog
- Surrogate tapping on a dog cleared chronic ear infections
- A dog's thunder anxiety fades with surrogate EFT
- Surrogate EFT for an injured stray dog
- A miracle for a therapy dog with heart worm
- Surrogate EFT restores ailing dog's appetite
- EFT for a suffering dog, test anxiety, needle fear and death transitions
- Three cases using EFT for dogs: Two for fear and one for a swollen paw
- Successful Surrogate EFT for Bilbo the Dog
- The cat who couldn't pee
- Success with a cat
- EFT successfully handles a CAT-tastrophe!
- What my dying cat taught me about doing EFT on animals
- Surrogate EFT calms aggressive stray cat
- EFT for a scaredy cat
- EFT helps cat through surgery
- The cat who no longer has "accidents" when using her litter tray
- Calming down a very scared cat
- Surrogate EFT helps two cats at a distance
- Rescuing Mellie the cat from death's door
- Successful EFT tapping - cats have needs too!
- Bringing peace to a cringing kitten
- The cat who was allergic to his food
- Helping my cat Noodle to walk again
- Two first class uses of Surrogate EFT for Sarah Rushton's cat
- Impressive EFT surrogate work helps horse with sensitive hoof and an electric fence
- Surrogate EFT removes a horse's limp
- Using "mind pictures" for the Setup while doing EFT for Marva the horse
- EFT calms an injured horse and its handler
- Impressive surrogate work for ex-champion horse
- The horse with many fears
- Horse with panic attacks helped with EFT
- EFT reversed the cause of a 7 year chronic uterine infection in our mare!
- Surrogate EFT and Surrogate Muscle Testing resolve horse's bucking problem
- Tapping for a horse
- Some ideas about EFT for horses
- EFT calms down a "Spooking Horse"
- Successful surrogate EFT for a choking horse
- Surrogate tapping brings peace to my filly, Rose!
- Because I work with animals every day, I know you can
- EFT for profound grief at losing a pet -- finding a core issue
- Using EFT with animals for performance issues
- "Rainbow Bridge" tapping when you are grieving a lost pet
- "EFT helped save my Goldfish"
- Try EFT on Everything -- Even Fish!
- Two EFT cases: Reviving a gold fish ... and ... snoring
- Do you have separation anxiety when you leave your pets?
- Tapping on your own "chain of worry" before tapping on your pet's problem
- EFT for the healing of our pets
- EFT for a pet
- Stunning physical healing in a baby goat
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Successful EFT tapping - cats have needs too!
Note: This is one of 3,000 articles written prior to the updated Gold Standard (Official) EFT Tapping Tutorial™. As a result, it is likely outdated. It provides practical uses for EFT Tapping but you should also explore our newest advancement, Optimal EFT, by reading our free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™, and/or get help from a Certified EFT Practitioner.
Fudge, the cat, had an unusual need to crawl into its injured owner's lap. This was causing many problems for the owner until Karen Lewis from the UK discerned the real problem and resolved the cat's issue with EFT.
Just recently my niece had to go into the hospital for an operation on her knees. I was there when she arrived home a week later. Just as I was leaving, one of the cats was trying his best to get on her lap. This was not exactly the best thing for her just then, and quite unusual behaviour for him, as he is not normally a lap cat.
I popped in to see her the next morning and she was lying on her bed, legs stretched out in front of her. She told me that the cat had spent most of the previous evening trying to get on to her lap, and spent the night curled up outside her door when he was banished. He was still trying to get on her now, and it was becoming a huge nuisance as, understandably, she was in a lot of pain and didn't want to risk his claws in her legs.
He sat glued beside her on the bed, with a paw coming out every so often to try again to get on my niece's lap. My sister and niece agreed to some tapping to get him to leave her alone. As I proceeded, it seemed best to me to see if the cat would let me actually tap on his head as I verbalized the phrases.
So I leaned over my niece, got myself into the frame of mind of the cat (named Fudge) and started tapping gently on his head. He looked at me as if to say, “What are you doing that for?” But let me do it anyway.
I can’t remember precisely what I said but it was along the lines of, I really missed you last week! Where were you? I was worried; I could sense you were in pain.
My niece giggled at the look on the cat’s face. He looked as if something really weird was going on, his eyes were crossed and unfocussed and he looked totally spaced out, just like our cats do when they have had a catnip fix.
I, as Fudge, continued with I only want to get on your lap to show you that I’ve missed you and I care. I didn’t realize that it might not be a good thing to do. I don’t want to hurt you. We were both giggling now, as Fudge really did seem as if he was on another planet.
In a few moments he got up, moved a few inches away, and then curled up and went to sleep. I was with my niece for an hour and a half and in all that time he never tried to get back on her lap. We were both very impressed!
He was good for the rest of the day. He tried it on once the next morning and I told my niece she knew what she could do if she had to. In the end, I gather there was no need. He reverted back to his normal 'keeping my distance' behaviour.
An interesting session which still brings a smile to my face today.
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