“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?
"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?
Some of you may have a bored or depressed kitty, or maybe you took in a kitty and live in a small apartment or just recently decided to keep your kitty inside when s/he previously had access to the outdoors. If you have a singleton kitty, work long hours, have a young kitty who is restless and bored, or are keeping your outdoor cat now inside, here are some tips to … [Read more...] about How to Engage a Bored Cat
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