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
Q: My cat hates other people and other cats. We have a neighborhood cat that will sometimes come to the backdoor and she will try to attack him through the back door. I inherited my mothers cat after she passed away and we had to build him his own separate addition to the house for fear that Nibbles would attack. I have a very hard time at the vet as she will try to draw … [Read more...] about Kitty Dislikes Cats and Vet, Cat Upset by Dog
Q: I have a 11 week old Maine coon kitten. He seems to be scared to be downstairs in my house for a long period of time. He will walk to follow my daughter down then run all the way back into her room under her bed. Will he stop running and explore the rest of the house and get to know the rest of the cats? - Nikki A: This really depends on the cats’ behaviors towards him, … [Read more...] about Fearful Kitten and Biting at Night