“Alana, I volunteer for a trap neuter release org outside of Philadelphia, so I spend a lot of time around feral cats. If you are able to provide tips/info to the readers here about taking in/ "rehabbing" ferals, it would be appreciated. I know many people try to open their hearts to all kinds of cats, and it would be great to have guidance that would help them develop a … [Read more...] about Tips to Socialize Feral & Frightened Cats and Kittens
Q: "My cat suddenly attacks me out of nowhere. There is no reason for it. I'll be sitting there and he will look at me and pounce. He bites my ankles when I walk downstairs or come out of a room. It's not all the time. It's like he's looking for trouble. When I yell No, he bites or attacks harder and runs away. I tried blowing on him, scruffing him, squirting him. When I try to … [Read more...] about My Cat Suddenly Attacks Me, What Can I Do?
Q: My daughter rescued a litter of 4 kittens which we hand raised. Each kitten went to a daughter and I kept the smallest which I had to bottle feed. We have all stayed in-touch about our kittens' behaviors. The one behavior that all these kittens share is biting.... Most of the time not hard enough to break the skin. Can you please explain this behavior and how to discipline … [Read more...] about What do I do when kittens bite?
"I have a 10 month old male cat. He bites me all the time and if I get up and reprehend him he will growl and attack my legs. I think he's just trying to get attention but I need to fix this, he hurts me sometimes. He came to our home 4 months old and I think he never played with brothers/sisters so he doesn't know that biting can be harmful... He only does this to me and not … [Read more...] about My Cat Bites Me. What Can I do?
Q: I just saved a kitten, maybe about 3 months old, from a household that kept it locked in a bathroom. Kids there may have been rough on it too, whiskers have been cut. The kitten bites randomly and is extremely violent. My other cats are a year older and gentle, calm lap cats. I have been pulling the more aggressive kitten away from the docile cats when they hiss and growl … [Read more...] about Integrating Kittens with Older Cats