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Why does my cat treat me like a scratching post?

Why does my cat treat me like a scratching post?

Your cat wants to mark your belongings (and in effect, mark you) as part of her territory, so place scratching pads and posts in areas where you spend a lot of your time. Cats also like to scratch and stretch after waking from a nap, so place a post or cat tree close to the cat’s favorite napping spots.

What should I do if my cat cries all the time?

And many cats become very vocal when it gets close to their feeding times. If this is your problem, don’t feed your cat when she cries. Wait until she quiets to put down food, and don’t give her treats when she meows. If this doesn’t work, get an automatic feeder that opens at set times.

Why do older cats sometimes act so crazy?

If it has no outlet for all this energy, the cat may exhibit some crazy behavior. Kittens are especially energetic. If you have an older cat, it’s possible it’s acting crazy because of some cognitive dysfunction or senility. As a pet ages, its brain may start functioning differently and cause it to exhibit strange behavior for no apparent reason.

Why does my cat run around like a maniac?

No matter the breed, all cats have moments when they run across a room, meow like crazy, and act as though they are on a racetrack being chased. They dart about, faster and faster, looking all over the place and then suddenly stop in their tracks.

Why does my cat cry all the time?

Aging cats. Cats, just like people, can suffer from a form of mental confusion, or cognitive dysfunction, as they age. They become disoriented and often cry plaintively for no apparent reason, especially at night.

How old is my cat when I rub her back?

I have a 3 1/2 year old tabby cat. My husband saw her limping when she got up from sitting/laying down. After he picked her up and set her back down she stopped limping. She let me rub her back legs and she ate her treats….acting normal.

How old is my 11 year old male cat?

I have an 11 year old male cat who has had multiple medical issues in the past year. He’s had an anal gland removed, been hospitalized with pancreatitis, and then diagnosed with CRF. For the last 8 months He is on 1/2 a tab of Benazapril a day and also on Purina N/F dry food for his kidney issues.

Why do cats freak out when you touch them?

When cats have sex, the front paws on the cat rest on this area, so it’s kinda like nipples on humans. Anyways, some cats like it, some cats freak out and it bothers them cause when you touch them there. They’re not mating.