Behavioral Problems

Cat Not Cleaning Bum Properly
Behavioral Problems

Cat Not Cleaning Bum Properly – What Should I Do?

It’s a common sight to find a cat hunched over and cleaning its bottom. Felines have no love for being unclean. They are likely to bathe themselves every time they use their litter tray, but sometimes they stop doing it for some reason. Cats not cleaning their bottoms is not only concerning, but it’s also dangerous. Cat feces contains many harmful toxins. This guide will explain what to do when your pet loses the ability […]

How to Litter Train an Older Cat
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How to Litter Train an Older Cat

Toilet training is something that many cat owners take for granted. Even rescue cats often know how to use a litter tray, having copied their mothers. Some felines may not have experienced this essential socialization, though. Even older cats may need to be toilet trained from scratch, or they will defecate outside of their litter trays. Sadly, some cats are stray or feral. This means they never received the socialization required to become a pet. Sometimes, […]

How to Stop Cats Fighting Over Territory
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How to Stop Cats Fighting Over Territory

Cats can fight with each other for many reasons. By far the most popular source of disagreement, however, is the territory. Cats are very protective of what they consider to be theirs, including terrain. The result will be constant squabbling, and physical battles between cats. Fighting over territory comes naturally to felines. This doesn’t mean that we should encourage it, though. Read on to learn why cats behave in such a way, and how to […]

will my cats ever get along?
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How Long Does it Take for Cats to Get Along?

Owning multiple cats is undoubtedly rewarding, but it can come with challenges. Cats can sometimes be just as moody with each other as they are with humans. This means that bringing two or more cats into a home can result in fighting and aggression. The interpersonal dynamics of cats are complicated. It’s important that anybody living with multiple feline companions understands how to manage the relationship between two cats. This guide will help you understand […]

cat is very jumpy and nervous
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Why is My Cat So Scared of Everything All of a Sudden?

It can be very concerning when a cat undergoes a sudden change in behavior.  A placid cat that becomes aggressive can frighten owners. A brave and independent feline that suddenly appears racked with anxiety is almost as concerning. If your cat appears to be constantly afraid, it could be their nature. What’s more likely, however, is that new circumstances have made them anxious. This guide will discuss how you can make your cat more comfortable […]

how to prevent cat scratching the carpet
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How to Stop Cats from Scratching Carpet on Stairs

If your cat spends a lot of time indoors, you’ve probably noticed some damage to your carpets, drapes, or furniture. Cats who venture outside can find trees and fences to sharpen their claws on, but even outdoor cats will scratch the carpet from time-to-time. Although scratching is a natural behavior, aggressive or compulsive scratching could indicate that your cat is stressed, anxious, or unwell. Cats don’t tend to make a fuss when they’re sick, so […]