Why are both my cats acting weird?

Why are both my cats acting weird?

Your cat might be acting weird because he or she is feeling the stress, too. A couple of symptoms of a stressed cat may include over-grooming or being extra needy. Other signs to look for are a decrease in your cat’s appetite, aggression and withdrawal. These, too, might mean your cat is undergoing stress.

Do cats experience terrible twos?

Cats are juniors until the age of 2, and like human children, may start to show a different temperament between 6 months and 2 years old, even progressing from the (sometimes) defiant ‘Terrible Two’s’ to becoming a stroppy teenager!

When do kittens go through the ” Terrible Twos “?

Your kitten is also becoming a teenager, except unlike most human teenagers she is bursting with energy. Think terrible twos crossed with hormonal teenager. It’s certainly high time to get her neutered which may help a bit, but she probably also needs a more interesting environment.

Why do cats call themselves the Terrible Twos?

Guess because he was the smallest, he wanted to prove himself to the others or something. “Terrible two” is a good phrase for a cat.

What are the pros and cons of having two cats?

If you adopt two cats from the same litter, they may have an easier time acclimating to their new home with you. No matter your species, having a friend along always makes change less scary. Of course, the best reason to get a second cat is that you’ll have two cats. One cat is fun but two is twice the fun.

Why are kittens always at the same time?

Kittens have a huge amount of energy to burn and also get bored easily, which is why I almost always have got two at the same time – they entertain each other far better than I can, and are far less inclined to bother older cats that want a quiet life.

How are two cats different from one another?

Those differences in personality can have a profound effect on how two cats may get along. An easy-going cat may accept most other cats, while a timid and shy cat may be reluctant to accept another cat, depending on the new cat’s personality. An active and assertive cat may overwhelm quieter and more timid cats, making introductions difficult.

What are the pros and cons of adopting two cats?

Additionally, consider whether you have enough space for two cats. Cats can get territorial if they don’t have enough individual space, so if your home or apartment is small or cluttered, two might not be the best choice. To avoid potential conflict between pets, try to adopt young cats at the same time.

What are some considerations when getting a second cat?

An active and assertive cat may overwhelm quieter and more timid cats, making introductions difficult. Although, at first the existing housecat (s) may have a problem with the new addition to the household, in some homes the existing cat may try to initiate play while the new cat is the one that exhibits the most aggression.

Your kitten is also becoming a teenager, except unlike most human teenagers she is bursting with energy. Think terrible twos crossed with hormonal teenager. It’s certainly high time to get her neutered which may help a bit, but she probably also needs a more interesting environment.