Will spaying or neutering stop your cat’s aggression? In veterinary practice, it is common to suggest neutering toms whenever they show any kind of aggression. This is probably because neutering a cat is a reasonable thing to do, regardless of how aggressive the cat is.
Did you know cats have “whiskers” on the backs of their front legs? Take a look at your cat’s forearms, and you’ll notice a few small tactile hairs growing on them. But what are they for? Why do cats need whiskers on their legs?
Has your cat ever attacked you, another cat or your dog for no reason? At least, for no apparent one? There may be several explanations, but so-called redirected aggression is the most common one.
Is your cat constantly demanding your attention? Does it get tangled between your legs, meow at you each time you sit down, or head-butt you until you start to pet him or her? It might be flattering, but it can sure get on your nerves when done too much.
Living with an aggressive cat is not easy. No one likes getting scratched, bitten or even threatened. Whether or not you already know why your cat attacks you or other cats, you can avoid these experiences by understanding cat body language–especially the signs of approaching aggression.
While playing isn’t a magic wand, it almost appears as one. In cases when problems are caused by boredom, which causes the majority of behavior problems with indoor cats, increased playtime alone can help turn things around. In this article you are going to learn how to play with your cat and how playing can help solve cat behavior problems.
Aggression towards humans is one of the most serious cat behavior problems reported by owners. Injuries caused by cats are not only painful and slow to heal, cat bites and scratches can also spread zoonotic diseases.
Is your cat scared of people, particularly strangers? Does your cat hide under the bed whenever someone is visiting? Does he hiss at your guests or even pee all over their stuff? There are good reasons to change these behaviors. First, it might just feel wrong to leave your cat out of all the fun. Second, your cat might be anxious, stressed and unhappy. And third, your cat’s behavior can cause inconvenience for your guests or even prevent you from inviting people over.
Getting a cat to use his scratching post seems like an impossible task for many cat owners. Wherever they place it, the cat will always choose something else, such as a carpet, a couch, or a wall.
Does the idea of bathing your cat drive you insane? In this article you are going to learn how to bathe your cat. Starting from where to do it, how to hold your cat and how to make bathing less traumatizing for both of you.