Why does my neutered cat disappear for days?
Cats disappear for days at a time because they are inquisitive animals and it is natural for them to hunt, explore and check out anything that piques their interest. This indicates that your cat is a smart, healthy and active feline.
Why is my adopted cat still in hiding?
Her cat behaved very much as your does but in her case the cat was the product of a negligent backyard breeder who never handled or socialized her kittens. She started making progress when she found an interactive toy that her cat loved (in her case it was either the SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Cat Toy Concealed Motion Toy or one very much like it).
How old was the cat when he was adopted?
I know a family (with kids and dogs) had previously tried to adopt him but he was too scared with them and they gave up after a week. I think he was born and lived on the street until around a year old, but was hand-fed by a man who came by to take care of the family of cats.
Can a cat still hide under the bed after 8 months?
I have a rescue that hid for 4 days and then after that if he would get spooked would run under the bed. Now after 8 months he pretty much owns the house. He still freaks out when someone knocks on the door or rings the doorbell and runs under the bed.
Why is my new cat so shy and timid?
Such extreme shyness and timidity is normal in cats who have been terrified or hurt in their past. The time your poor little guy spent on the street may contain episodes that don’t bear thinking about. Lack of socialization can also cause this effect.
When to call the vet about your neutered cat?
If you notice that your cat is unable to defecate or urinate normally within the first 72 hours post-surgery, you need to contact your vet immediately.
How long does it take for a neutered cat to go back to normal?
During this time, it’s important to keep other pets – even kids – away from the cat. Even the most affectionate and sweetest cat can become aggressive, biting or scratching anything when he feels frightened. The hangovers of anesthesiausually disappear within 24 hours. After this period, the personality of your cat usually goes back to normal.
What kind of aggression does a neutered cat have?
I have seen several cases of aggression by neutered male cats to females that takes the form of sexual aggression.
Can a neutered male cat still be attracted to a female?
That is certainly true of an intact male cat who can detect the odor of a female in heat from several blocks away, but a neutered female should not hold the same olfactory attraction. Nevertheless, by not smelling like a male she could be viewed as a target for the unwanted sexual advances of a neutered super-male Romeo.