Posts tagged "Feliway"

Pheromone Products Lower Anxiety Bar in Pets

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Anxiety levels in pets can be diminished using copies of pheromones (called Adaptil for dogs or Feliway or Feliway Multicat for cats), according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. Pheromones can also be used as a preventative to avoid behavior problems related to anxiety. So when a new pet is brought into a household, or... Read more »

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 »

Aggressive Cat Bites Me

Aggressive Cat Bites Me
Q: My cat is moody. Since we adopted him, we’ve had a problem with him biting to show his displeasure and annoyance, particularly toward me. He gets so vicious sometimes that I have to lock myself in the bedroom until he calms down. We hope to have children soon, so we’re concerned. Any advice? —... Read more »
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Pet Questions Answered at NAVC

Pet Questions Answered at NAVC
Orlando, FL. These reader questions by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando Jan. 17-21. Q: We’re about to travel a long distance in the car with my 18-year old cat. She’s always been miserable about car rides. I’ve increased the bedding in the carrier. The veterinarian suggested (an anti-anxiety drug) Alprazolam (Xanax).... Read more »

Cats Smoking A Peace Pipe: Can't We All Just Get Along?

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Cats and dogs may not disagree as often as cats and cats. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Theresa DePorter has become the Jimmy Carter of the cat word – making peace among cats. Sometimes cat aggression and cat behavior is obvious – totally clear that the cats aren’t hardly best pals. You’d have to be on another... Read more »

What's the Best Way to Move A Cat

What's  the Best Way to Move A Cat
Q: We’re moving from the Las Vegas area to the Chicago area. What’s the best way to move our 12-year-old cat? I’m worried she may be too large to fit under the seat on an airplane. Or should she endure a three-day care ride? I’m in a quandary.  J.N. Henderson, NV A: “I think the... Read more »
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Indoor Cat Is Offended by Outdoor Cat

Indoor Cat Is Offended by Outdoor Cat
Q: A few months ago, I found a skinny, sweet cat on my deck. Now, Spot comes around for food, and we’ve provided a bed and shelter.  But Spot never comes inside because our 9-year old cat Prince wouldn’t stand for it. As it is, Prince gets very upset when Spot appears; he yells and... Read more »

Halloween Tips for Anxious Pets, Easing Anxieties

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Some pets love all those dressed up goblins on Halloween, and don’t mind the constant commotion….other pets get really nervous and anxious. I have some tips to help those nervous nellies as well as some general safety tips. More Halloween info for pets. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription”... Read more »

Cutting Edge Cat Medicine from Winn Feline Foundation

Cutting Edge Cat Medicine from Winn Feline Foundation
When it comes to cats, nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about their health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the non-profit Winn Feline Foundation. From the very food most cats eat to treatments for a wide range of health issues, Winn has been there to help cats for 46 years, and... Read more »
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George Is Having Accidents Outside the Litter Box

George Is Having Accidents Outside the Litter Box
Q: One of my cats, George, has started urinating outside the litter box. I wasn’t sure at first which cat was the culprit, but now he’s done it twice right in front of us. George is about 5-years old. My veterinarian says the problem is behavioral. With three cats, we have three litter boxes. One... Read more »