PETTING INDUCED AGGRESSION Question: Why does my cat bite me when I stroke it? Anita Kelsey, cat psychology expert, explains I have personally experienced petting induced aggression with an otherwise sweet cat … Read more about Why does my cat bite me when I stroke it
What is Feline re-directed aggression?
Feline re-directed aggression means your cat has seen or experienced something is hasn’t liked and has re-directed it displeasure (with aggression) onto something close by - either a human or another cat it lives with. … Read more about What is Feline re-directed aggression?
Breaking the myth on cat scruffing
Subject: SCRUFFING A CAT An article by cat behaviour expert Anita Kelsey C(2014) I’m not a big advocate on scruffing cats and during my cat behaviour consultations I often hear clients tell me that, as a way to get … Read more about Breaking the myth on cat scruffing
Feline separation anxiety
Most cats can handle their owners taking a well earned break every now and then but some cats find this separation extremely stressful. I have seen several cases of this kind of anxiety in clients’ cats and it is … Read more about Feline separation anxiety
A list of common skin complaints in cats
It’s sometimes difficult to understand what’s behind your cat scratching, or understand what you see on your cats body/coat so perhaps some of these photos can assist you. Below is a list of common skin … Read more about A list of common skin complaints in cats
A cat book for all ages
A beautifully written book about a true person called James Bowen who was a homeless busker who met a street cat called Bob!! The two became inseparable and, after James nursed Bob back to health, Bob started to join him … Read more about A cat book for all ages
Help with feline territorial aggression | feline separation anxiety
By Anita Kelsey - Pet Behaviour Counsellor Cats are very territorial and do not like new pets being introduced into their established space if they are the only cat in the household. Despite what people think most cats’ … Read more about Help with feline territorial aggression | feline separation anxiety
Best cat interactive-toys
Best cat interactive toys Toys and play therapy are paramount for a cat’s wellbeing especially a cat kept exclusively indoors. Play therapy promotes stimulation, hunting hard wired reflexes, exercise and human to cat … Read more about Best cat interactive-toys
First of all humans need to understand that feline spraying is a natural behaviour. Cats spray to leave their scent for other cats to smell, in other words, they are marking their territory. Peeing in the home can be … Read more about Feline spraying/marking