Behavioral Problems

how to stop a cat from meowing for food
Behavioral Problems

How to Train Your Cat to Stop Begging for Food

Cats are extremely food-focused animals, so it’s common to find that a cat constantly begs for food. Sometimes, this plea is due to genuine hunger. Your cat is wondering where their dinner is, and is reminding you that it’s long overdue. On other occasions, however, a feline may just be greedy. Never let your cat get their own way as it will reinforce negative behavior. If your cat learns that making a nuisance of itself […]

my cat is in heat and won't shut up
Behavioral Problems

How to Stop a Cat in Heat from Meowing and Yowling

When a female cat enters heat, the noise is unrelenting. A cat in heat sounds like a baby crying. The noise will continue throughout your pet’s season, unless they can mate. The only safe option is to wait it out, and get your cat spayed. It’s safest to do this while your cat’s hormonal cycle is at rest. For immediate relief, simulate mating by gently inserting a Q-tip into the cat’s area. This is a […]