Category Archives: Cat Behavior

How to Walk a Cat on a Leash

How To Walk A Cat On A Leash

Dogs get to go for walks and explore the world. Why should cats miss out on all the fun? Keep reading to find out how to walk a cat on a leash. Imagine the exhilaration and sensory stimulation your cat will experience while exploring the great outdoors! With the right tips and tricks, you can train your indoor cat to...

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Food Aggression in Cats: What You Need to Know

Food is a vital resource and a survival mechanism for all species, but what happens when your delightful cat becomes a tiger at mealtimes? Food aggression is common in dogs with minimal occurrences reported in cats. Food aggression in cats manifests as resource guarding and is subtle in most situations, with serious contributions to obesity, heart disease, and other chronic...

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How To Stop Your Cat Scratching Furniture

In cats, scratching is as natural and normal as sleeping, but without the right training, it can also destroy couches, chairs, and more. Fortunately, you can redirect this behavior and save both the sofa and your bond with your cat. In this article, you'll learn how to stop your cat scratching furniture in a healthy, safe way. Expecting our cat...

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How To Make A Cat Love You

My cats are my world and I cannot imagine life without them, especially during tough times. You can probably relate to the feeling of unconditional love for your cat and the desire to smother him or her in hugs and kisses, but it can be hard to tell whether or not that love is returned. So how can you make...

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Why Do Cats Knead Their Owners?

What Is Cat Kneading? Kneading is a repetitive, rhythmic motion during which cats will push their paws into and out of a soft surface, alternating between paws. Cats love to knead on soft surfaces like blankets, pillows, soft carpeting, a person’s lap, or a couch. Most cats like to knead, which resembles a person kneading dough. Thus, cat kneading is...

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How to Help Cats Get Along

Worldwide cat ownership is increasing in popularity and the proportion of multi-cat households is also on the rise. While being a cat parent brings us lots of joy and many benefits, our cats need assistance to help them get along, keep them safe, relaxed, and enriched. A cat is an independent, solitary hunter and is not reliant on social relationships....

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Why is my cat peeing outside of the litter box

Why Is My Cat Peeing Outside of the Litter Box?

Are you frustrated, losing sleep, and thinking of giving your cat away because he or she is peeing outside of the litter box? You are not alone! House soiling outside the litter box is one of the most widespread behaviour problems cats exhibit, yet it is one of the last problems cat owners seek professional help for. Instead, cat parents...

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Catnip: What Is It And Why Do Cats Love It?

As the only recreational drug for cats, catnip (nepeta cataria) is a uniquely stimulating plant that’s almost as puzzling as cats themselves. Between 67% and 80% of the adult feline population is sensitive to catnip. Sensitive cats react to catnip by going a bit crazy—rolling around on the floor, licking up as much ‘nip as they can, rubbing their heads...

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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

It’s one of the most commonly-asked questions about cats, up there with “why do cats purr?” and “why do cats meow?” Like purring, meowing, and the ability to sleep in positions that might leave you sore for weeks, the feline fear of water almost seems like a defining part of their programming. But...Why? Like so many questions about feline behavior,...

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Is Your Cat Lonely? 7 Signs That Will Help You Find Out

Cats are by nature really territorial, and they see you as part of their territory. They easily attach to humans not only for the bond it creates, but also because of their survival instinct, depicting their owners as a giant protector. Now it has to be said, cats are not a pack animal like dogs, but they do need a...

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