CATS

Why Does My Cat Bite Me

why does my cat bite meIf you are asking yourself the question, Why does my cat bite me, you need to find out why your cat is acting this way. If you get a little apprehensive when you come in contact with your cat, it is time to curb that annoying behavior.

Cats are predators and have the tendency to bite and scratch. But there are things you can do to stop a cat from biting. Some cats are very aware of how hard they can bite. Others seem oblivious to the pain they cause. You need to set boundaries so that your pet understands her limits. Continue reading

Steps to Eliminate Cats Spraying

eliminate cats sprayingCats mark their territory by spraying urine. Although not a house training issue, steps to eliminate cats spraying can be taken. You just need to know the reason behind it. To find out the cause, you’ll have to take the time to observe your cat. You can sometimes stop this problem just by watching them and noticing anything that stresses them out.

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How to Stop Cats Spraying

stop cats sprayingTo find out how to stop cats spraying, you will have to watch out for a sign that may be a clue to the cause of the problem. When cats mark their territory with small amounts of urine, it is called spraying or urine marking. This is not a house-training problem but a marking of territory.

There are a few reasons that cause cats to spray including marking their territory, letting other cats know that are sexually available, stressful situations, and change of location. Continue reading

Siamese Cat Personality

Siamese cat personalityThe Siamese cat personality consists of a strong character and affectionate nature. Siamese cats are very energetic and need a lot of attention. They can be quite demanding and love to be included in everything you do.  Cat owners find these traits very endearing.

Siamese cats can sometimes be temperamental but also sociable and outgoing. When they want to stop playing, they sometimes swipe their paw, letting you know they have had enough. Siamese cats can get quite vocal when they want attention. They use their loud voice which is similar to the cry of a baby. Continue reading

Ragdoll Kittens as Pets

ragdoll kittensIf you’ve been thinking about getting a kitten, Ragdolls may be a good choice for you. Ragdoll kittens are one of the friendliest, gentle-natured, and least aggressive breeds of cats. For this reason, they are very popular, but they can be expensive, running from $400 and up, depending if they are show quality.

Their friendliness can be detrimental to their safety, so they should be strictly kept indoors. If they encounter other animals, they may not defend themselves and can get injured or worse. Although they like to follow their owners around the house, they aren’t really lap cats – they prefer being on the floor.

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Complete Cat Health Care

cat care healthComplete cat health care is very important for the happiness of your cat. You need to observe her closely to make sure she stays content. Owning a cat can bring joy into your life. They are fun to watch and enjoyable to interact with. Sometimes during the life of your pet, you may need some information or advice about cat health care.

Sometimes cat health problems may arise so you really need to know what things to look for. If not corrected from the start, behavioral problems can be a big concern, too. Excessive aggression, jumping on your furniture, and chewing plants can all be part of a major issue that can affect the relationship you have with your cat. If she is acting in an undesirable way, there are certain things you can do to control this behavior.

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Aggressive Cat Behavior – How to Handle It

aggressive cat behaviorAggressive cat behavior can be caused by built-up energy. Some cats have more of an aggressive nature than others, especially when playing. If you find your cat is becoming a little too rough when you play with her, she probably needs more exercise and interaction with you.

Like biting or clawing, aggressive cat behavior is not intentionally spiteful. Cats do not realize that they can hurt you. This is their way of having fun with you.

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How to Stop a Biting Cat

stop a biting catIt is best to stop a biting cat before it interferes with your relationship. Cats can be aggressive when playing. They have the nature of a predator. So, it is quite natural for them to pounce, scratch, chase, and bite. But, if your cat is getting a little out of hand, you need to intervene and get her back on track. A cat that scratches or bites is not fun to play with.  Continue reading