Why is my kitten suddenly energetic?

Why is my kitten suddenly energetic?

Many times, kittens may act hyper as a result of uncertainty or fear, which can be caused by being in a new home, sharing this new home with strange new cats and people, or other stimulants in the environment. After giving your kitten her own safe space, consider playing some music at a low volume.

Why does my 2 week old kitten shake?

It’s normal up until 6 weeks of age for kittens to have a little “intention tremor” when they see something they want, like the bottle. It’s also normal for them to have a slight tremor when walking (learning to walk) till about 6-7 weeks old.

Is it normal for a kitten to be calm?

Low-intensity kittens are calm and secure. While they do play and interact with their littermates, you will notice they are not usually the instigators of aggressive play. These kittens are the best of both worlds and will become calm and loving adult cats.

What happens to a kitten’s energy level as they age?

As they age, their coordination and energy level will increase and you’ll notice them jumping, leaping, chasing after things and playfully attacking their owners, said Adi Hovav, a feline behavior counselor at the ASPCA Adoption Center.

When do kittens start to make a sound?

Kittens have the ability to make sounds from birth, and may be heard making little mews to let their mother know they’re hungry, says Catster. Purring typically begins during week three, and kittens tend to become more vocal as they start being able to walk, play and explore their surroundings.

How to keep a hyperactive kitten under control?

Games, exercise and entertainment are key to keeping a hyper kitty under control. Toys and games that encourage hunting behavior — such as a fishing pole toy or chasing a laser light — will get kitty going, and tired. Cat trees, perches and high shelves that allow your kitten to climb, jump and hide are also good energy burners.

What happens when you bring home a new kitten?

Owners that bring home a new pet often liken the situation to bringing home a new child. A new baby requires a lot more attention, but new pets create a lot of change in the average routine as well. Welcoming a new kitten into your home comes with challenges, and one of the most difficult challenges arises when it is time to return to work.