cat mental health

How can I stop my cat from biting his tail?

This is a very tricky problem. Firstly you have to assess whether your cat is genuinely biting his tail. He…

3 months ago

Can a cat be traumatised by watching a stuffed cat being destroyed by dogs?

This is a nice philosophical question. In the video on Reddit.com a ginger cat plush toy is being fought over…

3 months ago

Why does my cat bite his tail?

Here's the deal: we really don't know why cats bite their tails in genuine anger and not in play. Cats…

4 months ago

Is it possible for cats to have autism?

I think you could extend the word 'autistic' to describe the behaviour of unsocialised cats. I explain why. A couple…

10 months ago

Can domestic cats have schizophrenia?

As I understand it, no authoritative words have been written which tell us that animals can and do suffer from…

1 year ago

Can cats get eating disorders?

I'm discussing domestic cats and whether they can get eating disorders, a definition of which is "...a range of psychological…

2 years ago

Agoraphobia in Cats

Can cats suffer from agoraphobia? It is a condition where the sufferer becomes anxious in places that are strange and…

2 years ago

Is it safe for cats to smoke marijuana?

I'm surprised that people ask the question, "Is it safe for cats to smoke marijuana?" Patently it is unsafe. Come…

3 years ago

The Woman Who Refused to Give up on an Angry Cat: Sarah’s Story

Patience and plenty of TLC can turn around an aggressive cat. It has happened many times. Often it concerns feral…

3 years ago

Anti-vaxxers say that vaccinations can cause pet autism

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="103469"] Anti-vaxxers (people opposed to vaccinations) are suspicious about inoculations. They feel that they may cause autism…

3 years ago