Behavioral Problems

stop my cat from chewing cords
Behavioral Problems

How to Get Your Cat to Stop Biting Cords

If your cat won’t stop chewing cords, then her health is in real danger. Electrical cords carry live currents that will eventually shock your cat, so electrocution is a possibility. The most effective way to prevent your cat from chewing cords is to cover them with another material. Even the most determined cat cannot chew through wires that she cannot access. Alternatively, apply a strong scent to the wires to deter your cat. It’s vital […]

cat doesn't retract claws
Behavioral Problems

How to Teach a Cat to Retract Claws

When your cat’s claws are always out, your relationship with your pet can be compromised. Feline claws are sharp and dangerous, and must be kept to themselves wherever possible. If your cat’s claws don’t retract, you’ll need to take action to address this problem. A cat will learn to retract its claws when you cease to engage in any playtime that involves the use of claws. Cats need firm, clear boundaries. If you cease attention […]

Why Does My Cat Yawn When He Sees Me?
Behavioral Problems

Why Does My Cat Yawn When It Sees Me?

It seems strange that your cat would yawn when he sees you, but it often happens when you walk over to your pet. You’d think that your feline would be pleased to see you after being gone for hours, but he appears to be indifferent or disinterested in your presence for some reason. Why Does My Cat Yawn At Me? Expressing relaxation and contentment Trying to stay awake (release of oxygen) Notifying you that they’re […]

cat sleeping on back stretched out
Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Sleep on Their Backs?

Cats spend the vast majority of their day asleep or relaxing in the warmth. The position that a cat adopts for a nap says a lot about how she’s feeling and whether she’s comfortable. Whether your feline is curled into a ball or sleeping on her back, there’s always a reason. A cat sleeping on her back is showing trust in you and the environment you have created. A cat’s belly is extremely vulnerable. If […]

why do stray cats rub against your legs?
Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Rub Against You When You Feed Them?

Feeding time is the highlight of the day for many cats. As aloof and independent as house cats may be at times, felines still cannot operate a can opener. This means that cats always appear at dinnertime, and often rub themselves against the person who gives them food. Rubbing against your legs is a cat’s way of showing gratitude for being provided with a meal. She can’t verbalize her appreciation, so she uses body language […]

bunting in cats
Behavioral Problems

Why Does My Cat Headbutt Me in the Morning?

Have you ever been woken from a deep sleep due to your cat headbutting you in the morning? You’re not alone. Bunting in cats is a surprisingly common behavior that can leave you confused. Your cat is rubbing his scent pheromones from his head onto your head. Bunting is a sign of affection, demonstrating that he trusts and respects you. He’ll do this via ‘headbutting’ as bedsheets cover the rest of your body. It is […]