Please help with my cat's odd behaviour!
So lately my cat has been getting into these funny moods that he won't snap out of. Basically what happens is I will get up to walk somewhere in the house and he follows and runs ahead of me but all of a sudden his stance changes and I can tell he wants to attack me. So I stand still and loudly say NO to try and snap him out of it. He just meows back at me and continues to flick his tail around and has a very rigid stance. It doesn't matter how many times I say no or if I clap he just meows at me and won't let up, if I move my feet he attacks them - painfully! I don't know why he is acting like this but it is really horrible PLEASE HELP!
on Jan 18th 2014
in Behavior & Training
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It sounds like your cat is an only inside cat, is bored and wants to play. Buy him more toys... all different kinds from the 99 cent bins. Then, get him a cat condo so that he has vertical climbing space. Interactive toys are good, such as remote control or battery-operated with moving parts or beams to chase. Adding a couple of scratchers and a cat bed is good too, as well as treat time (Greenies dental) after a meal (especially if you feed wet to clean his teeth). There are also kicking (long) toys, doorknob-hanging toys and the cat sitter dvd that you can buy to entertain your cat when you are tired. The best solution is to get him a little friend, preferably spayed and of the opposite gender. Then, they will have each other to play with instead of only YOU!! ^_^
Orion Hemingway answered on 3/30/14. Helpful? / 0