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Quick Behavior Tip: Feline Nighttime Wakefulness

Quick Behavior Tip: Feline Nighttime Wakefulness

Quick Cat Behavior Tips Nighttime Wakefulness   Important Reminders about the Behavior:   Cats are crepuscular, which means they tend to be active at dawn and dusk when the animals they prey upon (e.g., rodents and birds) are most active. This activity pattern...

Quick Behavior Tip: Petting Induced Aggression In Cats

Quick Cat Behavior Consult #3: Petting-Induced Aggression Why, when being petted, do cats suddenly switch from purring their heads off and lapping up the attention, to scratching and biting the very same hand that pets them? The PPG Cat Committee has the answer...

Quick Behavior Tip: Human Directed Feline Play Aggression

Quick Cat Behavior Tip Human-Directed Play Aggression The Pet Professional Guild Feline Committee Important reminders about the behavior: Any behavior change could be an early sign of a medical problem. In all cases of aggression, a veterinary checkup is recommended...

Quick Behavior Tip: Trimming Cat Claws

Quick Cat Behavior Tip Trimming Claws The Pet Professional Guild Feline Committee   Important reminders: Trimming a cat’s claws can prevent damage to furniture and other household items, as well as to humans from inadvertent scratches. Often the biggest challenge...

Quick Behavior Tip: Feline Destructive Scratching

Quick Cat Behavior Consult #2  Destructive Scratching  The Pet Professional Guild Feline Committee   Important Reminders about the Behavior Scratching is a normal, natural behavior for cats that serves many purposes: To communicate and modulate social...