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Behavioral problems

Discussion in 'Cat Training and Behaviour' started by vanessalane1, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. vanessalane1

    vanessalane1 PetForums Newbie

    Apr 7, 2011
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    Behavioral problems in cats, such as missing the litterbox, excessive meowing, or destructive scratching how can be corrected ?
  2. Shimacat

    Shimacat PetForums Member

    Feb 14, 2010
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    Can you be a bit more specific? How many cats do you have? How old are they? How long have you had them? Are they indoors, or outdoors cats?

    Generally, if a bit of behaviour like weeing/pooing outside the litter tray begins, you first need to rule out a physical cause by taking the cat to the vet. Once a physical problem is ruled out, the behaviour is usually caused by stress of some sort - something that's changed in the cat's environment, which is making the cat unhappy.

    Excessive meowing - how much is excessive? Depends on the cat!
    Destructive scratching? Have you got a good, solid scratching post?

    Without more info from you, we can't help, but if you search this forum, there's loads of good info on it.
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