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Small flat + bored cat = constant meowing. Help!?

Discussion in 'Cat Training and Behaviour' started by SloopJB, Jun 27, 2019.


  1. Gemma47292

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    Well you said for advice I gave. Shouldn't of brought it in the first place if you don't have the right home. And "the right thing to do" you asked I gave. Don't get in a mood about it.
     
  2. Gemma47292

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    Plus I sad move to a bigger place
     
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  3. SloopJB

    SloopJB PetForums Newbie

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    I have thought about this too, and I may try it in the evenings maybe when I get back from work! I have met a couple people in the building, and it is quite small with just a stairwell that goes up and that's it - so definitely a stronger consideration after hearing this. Thank you!!
     
  4. Gemma47292

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    Why not buy a cat harness and lead and take her around the local park? I know it sounds silly but some people walk there cats even rabbits. It's good for her to get out and have a change of scenery
     
  5. Soozi

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    A public park would be the last place on earth I would take a cat. :eek:
     
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    I agree Soozi! Far too many potential dangers.
     
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  7. Gemma47292

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    Well not like a play one where kids go like a little quite one on early morning where no one is around! Good gosh people use your ******* brains
     
  8. Sacremist

    Sacremist Mum to 2 cats and a dog

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    I’m sorry but you are being unnecessarily unkind. Your advice is appalling and I would have been offended by it too. I strongly suggest the OP put you on ignore.
     
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    You really are incredibly rude and you're getting worse.
     
  10. Rafa

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    You're not going to be around much longer.
     
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    Sacremist Mum to 2 cats and a dog

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    Reported and screenshot taken for mods so don’t bother trying to delete. Goodbye.
     
  12. Rafa

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    I've reported her too.
     
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    I have done some pruning of some unnecessarily rude comments...please keep things polite!
     
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  14. Sacremist

    Sacremist Mum to 2 cats and a dog

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    You were right!
     
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    :D
     
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    Gutted that member is now banned I wanted some words of wisdom on dog training because she claims to be one! Well training to be one!
     
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  17. Sacremist

    Sacremist Mum to 2 cats and a dog

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    One what? A trainer or a dog! Lol! :)
     
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  18. Ottery

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    I know you are very limited for space, and assume you are renting so you cannot 'build in' anything for a cat, but I was going to suggest getting a cat tree, my cats all love these and they provide somewhere 'special' to sleep/hide/scratch. We've got a few and I think this is the favourite

    https://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/scratching_posts/large/large_cat_trees_height_180_cm/469349

    or this if you need something a bit smaller

    https://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/scratching_posts/medium/medium_cat_tree_height_120_cm/476423

    Zooplus have a very good selection and of course you can take it with you when you move.
     
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  19. moomoowawa

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    I'm going to disagree with a few others here (vet issue, food issue) and say to me personally I would be interpreting this as a lack of space. I think cats are fundamentally curious and exploratory creatures, and you can give them all the toys and attention you want, but when it comes down to it, what they want is to be able to prowl around (even if it's just a larger flat), climb stuff, pop in and out of different spaces to check up on whats going on.

    You've had loads of advice on this thread, it's up to you what you try. You sound like a great, loving owner and having lived in London I know the struggle.

    In your shoes however, what I'd be doing is finding a housemate or two, trustworthy people who are absolutely hardcore die-hard cat lovers, and moving into a bigger shared house.
     
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  20. Mikyla Smith

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    Is there any update on your situation? It sounds similar to something I've just posted. A change in circumstance - but mine has resulted in pacing. Endless pacing. I also love mine and am spending more time than usual with him, trying to fix it, but not working. Did you find anything to help?
     
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