How to control your aggressive cat

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Aggressiveness is a common behavioral factor in cats and particularly in indoor cats that are not adequately stimulated, so we are going to give you some tips so that you can control your aggressive cat.

Recognize the symptoms of an aggressive cat

Fortunately, feline aggressiveness can easily be diagnosed, is a behavioral disorder that manifests itself with a certain frequency depending on the circumstances of stress or tension to which the cat is subjected.
 
Your cat can behave at the beginning with attitude or fearful behavior hiding in different places, when you try to get him out of there the result will be an aggressive attack.

You can also identify an aggressive behavior if your cat rubs its head excessively, whips its tail against the ground frequently, urinates and defecates outside the litter box, or avoids living with others.

If this behavior occurs in front of a particular person or animal, you will know that it is the trigger for its aggressiveness.

Discard medical causes

If your cat begins to perform these behaviors repeatedly you should consult a veterinarian immediately, since aggressive behaviors can develop from diseases such as hyperthyroidism, osteoarthritis, tumors, bacterial infections, hypertension, and some types of cancer, and even pain Dental, therefore it is better to discard a medical cause in the aggressiveness of your cat.

Get to work … your cat will be tame again

If your cat is completely healthy you should pay close attention to the routine and the environment of your home, normally a cat becomes aggressive when it is bored or nervous little stimulated both physically and mentally.

You must then provide him with a more active life, as this will allow him to decrease his irritability. Never use violence to try to correct aggressive behaviors because on this way all you will do is increase the episodes and block the animal’s ability to learn.

On the contrary try to encourage positively with new toys, in our shop you can find some very interesting ones that will help de-stress your kitten.

You should also use many places in your home so that cats are free to climb, hide and scratch in this way they will spend their energy exercising and diminish their aggressiveness quickly.

Locate its objects strategically, since all felines feel more vulnerable when it comes to eating, carrying out their physiological activities, and drinking water, therefore, locates their feeder and drinking fountain in a safe place. Keep in mind that your litter box should not be in the same place where it feeds, cats are very neat and can annoy this situation to the point that they become aggressive.

Avoid putting both in very noisy places and high circulation of people, since they are times when your cat requires some privacy.

Apply these tips and you will see how your aggressive cat willhavea docile and playful character and you can share with him wonderful moments that will fill you with tenderness and joy.

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