Behavioral Problems

Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Like Chewing on Plastic Bags?

Cats are fascinated by plastic bags. The moment you get home from the grocery store, your cat will greet you. Left unattended, a cat will begin chewing on the plastic bags that contain your shopping. Plastic bags smell of food, which appeals to cats. The taste and texture are also pleasant to a cat. The crinkle of a plastic bag mimics the sound of prey in the leaves. Some cats also live with medical issues, […]

cat acting weird after being outdoors
Behavioral Problems

Why Is My Cat Acting Strange After Being Outside?

Exploring outdoors can be dangerous for cats. It’s possible that your cat will return home acting oddly due to a negative experience. Your cat may be acting strangely after being outside because it’s been attacked by another animal, got lost, or hurt itself. Ensure that your cat has not consumed poisons or contracted a disease. An unspayed cat could return pregnant, which will lead to personality changes. Some cats will always want to roam outside. […]

why is my cat angry all of the sudden?
Behavioral Problems

How to Calm Down a Cat When Angry

Cats are emotional and can be quick to anger, but some felines have shorter tempers than others. Find out how to calm down an annoyed cat. Angry cats are aggressive cats, so leave your cat alone until its anger subsides. Once you can safely approach, reassure your cat and distract it with food or treats. Play and fun activities will also allow your cat to redirect its annoyance and frustration. Different cats have different pressure […]

cat suddenly sleeping in litter box
Behavioral Problems

How Do I Stop My Elderly Cat Sleeping in the Litter Box?

Senior cats develop some odd habits, such as going to sleep in the litter box. This is unhealthy. Spending so much time close to urine and excrement can be harmful, especially to an older cat with a weakened immune system. Elderly cats often sleep in their litter box due to insecurity. The cat may be guarding territory or have concerns about incontinence. Providing multiple litter boxes throughout the home will calm these worries. Offer a […]

why is my cat hiding suddenly?
Behavioral Problems

Why is My Cat Hiding in Dark Places?

It can be strange to find your cat hiding in a dark corner of your home. It can also be difficult to understand why a cat would choose a small and subdued location when there are so many nicer areas to relax. Environmental changes, stress, overstimulation, confusion, fear, trauma, and sickness are the most common reasons why your cat might retreat to a dark hiding spot. Hiding is one of the primary ways that cats […]

cat peeing on clothes and towels
Behavioral Problems

Why is My Cat Suddenly Peeing on Clothes?

Your cat must learn to use a litter box and not pee on your laundry. If your cat starts urinating on clothes, it can be problematic. Cat urine smells strongly of ammonia and can permanently stain fabrics. If your cat urinates on clothes sometimes and in the litter box at others, then your feline is marking territory or seeking attention from you. Health issues, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs) and incontinence, can also lead […]