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Is your cat a nighttime zoomie? Does she go nuts sometimes? All kittens and cats are playful, but sometimes, even as they grow older, cats may be hyperactive to the point that it disrupts your household. There are several things that cause this behavior and also several solutions to try to calm your kitty down. Feline Hyperactivity? But My Cat Doesn’t Eat Sweets Your children may be hyperactive at times and sometimes it can be…

Do you sometimes wonder what your cat is thinking? What is her opinion of you as she stares balefully from her beautiful, often expressionless eyes? Why does she smack your hand that was scratching behind her ears one minute and then follow you to the bathroom the next? Can we ever hope to understand why cats exhibit certain stereotypical behaviors when we can hardly understand each other at times? Nobody knows for sure the answer…

One thing that cat owners know is that their pets are not fans of coming when called. Although many cats come when called, there are many contributing factors to cats running away. As annoying, stressful, or maddening is, you want to know why. Why does my cat run away from me? Some of the most common reasons include a fear response and trying to get privacy or playing a game. Some cats also resist handling,…

If you have ever had a cat who sprays, undoubtedly the sense of frustration and betrayal you feel is overwhelming. What can you do without harming your cat? Why is your beloved cat spraying in the first place? Spraying, a specific class of urine marking in cats, is a behavioral rather than a medical challenge. There are three approaches to the question of how to stop cats from spraying. The most effective way to curb…

As much as we love our cats, some of the things they do are, well, disgusting, and laying in the litter box is one of them. But why does your kitty commit such a faux pas? Experts put it down to illness, insecurity, the need for seclusion, lack of experience, and a need for personal space. We have compiled an in-depth look into why your cat is lying in the litter box, answering questions like:…

Cats often follow their owners around the house, and some cats even tag along on outdoor walks with the family dogs. But why do our feline friends like to play Follow the Leader? Usually, it is about attention, companionship, or food, or out of anxiety, curiosity, or a need for security. We have put together a guide to help you to understand better why your cat follows you, answering questions like: Why do cats follow…