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Cat Behavior Questions Answered at Feline Behavior Conference

Cat Behavior Questions Answered at Feline Behavior Conference
These reader questions were answered at the 2015 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Feline Behavior Conference here, April 11-12 in Atlanta, GA. Speakers included veterinary behaviorists and certified cat behavior consultants on issues ranging from the social organization of cats to how to introduce an outdoor cat into the home. . Q: My cat... Read more »

Cat Is Biting Elderly Owner

Cat Is Biting Elderly Owner
Q: My elderly mother adopted an 11-year-old Siamese cat 7 months ago. After three months, the cat began to bite her. The previous owners claim the cat was never aggressive. Mom tries to play with the cat and give it lots of attention, which didn’t happen with the other owners. When Mom was in the... Read more »

Cat Nibbles at Face and on Arm: Reader Question

Cat Nibbles at Face and on Arm: Reader Question
Q: My 3-year-old Russian Blue cat likes to bite my face. He’ll bite my chin, my nose, my forehead and my cheekbone. He only bites my husband’s arm. He never breaks the skin, but just holds on unless we pull away. One time, the cat held onto my husband’s arm so long that he (the... Read more »
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How Long Pets Live; Cleaning Teeth; A Quiet Beagle; Biting Cat: Reader Questions

How Long Pets Live; Cleaning Teeth; A Quiet Beagle; Biting Cat: Reader Questions
Q: We just had our cat put sleep; he was 20 years and four months old. How long do cats and dogs usually live? — L.S., Bradenton, FL A: I’m so sorry to hear about your cat, but at least he enjoyed a long life, longer than most. Increasingly, though, some cats these days are... Read more »

Cat Bites Me While Watching TV, Reader Question

Cat Bites Me While Watching TV, Reader Question
Q: Our lovable cat has started to charge me when I’m in bed watching TV, biting my arms, then calmly turning away. How can I break this habit? — M.N., Cyberspace A: “If this is a fairly new behavior, first see your veterinarian to rule out a possible physical explanation,” says certified cat behavior consultant... Read more »

Experts from Behavior Conference Answer Your Dog and Cat Questions

Experts from Behavior Conference Answer Your Dog and Cat Questions
WARWICK, RI — These reader questions were answered at the conference of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) held here April 20-22. IAABC members are consultants in dog, cat, parrot and horse behavior who are available to help owners whose animals have behavior problems. Q: My 8-month-old Golden Doodle has gotten bigger than... Read more »
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