December 10, 2018

Why does my cat lick me?

(Q) Why does she lick me? (A) Behaviourist Jon Bowen says: Cats will groom each other, but this is a display of affection and part ...
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Why does my cat carry her toys around?

(Q) Why does my cat carry a toy around while miaowing loudly? (A) Behaviourist Jon Bowen says: There can be a couple of explanations of ...
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Why does my cat always want attention?

Q My eight-year-old moggy is friendly and affectionate – he will rub your hand for attention when you’re sitting on the sofa and won’t give ...
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Is my cat over-grooming due to stress?

Q My cat started stress induced over-grooming nine months ago when my daughter was born. She now has furless patches on her belly and all ...
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Does my cat get lonely when I’m at work?

(Q) I have a seven-month-old rescue cat called Izzie who is often left on her own while I’m at work. I’ve spotted another cat needing ...
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Why does my cat hate the local stray?

(Q) My 17-year-old cat Smokey recently befriended a female kitten outside. They seem to have a real bond. However, I also feed a male stray ...
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How do I introduce my new kittens to my cat?

(Q) What’s the best way to introduce two new kittens to my adult cat? (A) Behaviourist Jon Bowen says: It was a wise decision to ...
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He hates the cat carrier!

Q Our cat Socks hates travelling. If he sees the carrier in the hall, he tries to escape from the house. How can we make ...
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Flower remedies to de-stress cats

Be it a visit to the vets, bonfire night, travelling or a new home, the panic and upset they experience can be distressing for both ...
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Why does my cat sleep in his litter tray?

(Q) Why has my 17-year-old cat started sleeping in his litter tray even if it’s been used)? He has a lovely comfy bed nearby and ...
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