5 Aggressive Cat Behavior Modification Tips

March 23, 2010

in Cats

Aggressive cats can be very hard to deal with and sometimes they can be very scary. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, here are some immediate steps to take to hopefully change your cat’s behavior problem.

1. First of all, make sure that everyone is safe before proceeding any further. Some cats can get really out of hand and really aggressive quickly. In these cases it might be best to isolate them in a room by themselves until they can calm down.

2. Second, you should think about having your cat examined by a veterinarian. This is should be done to rule out any potential medical problems that might bring about an aggressive cat. Once your cat has a clean bill of health then you can start dealing with the situation by using behavior cat behavior modification techniques.

3. The best way to solve an aggressive cat problem is to become a detective. Has there been any recent changes in the household? Has there been a new baby, a new visitor, or new household pet? Look for any environmental change that may have caused your cat to feel stressed out.

4. One of the simplest things you can do when you’re having an aggressive cat is to simply leave it alone, or to isolate it until it calms down. Many cats will change their attitude once they realize that they will be isolated if they choose to act aggressively.

5. Lastly, remember if you want your cat’s behavior to change you need to act consistently towards it. If you’re inconsistent with what type of behavior is allowed, then this will only confuse the cat more.

Solving aggressive cat problems can be done, but remember any behavior takes time to change. That’s why you should seek help right away because the longer a behavior last for, the harder it is to change.

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