Could Stress be the Cause of Your Cat’s Strange Behavior?
Is your cat acting out of the ordinary? Do they seem to be getting more aggressive to you, members of family, or other pet friends in your home?
Do they seem afraid of things they weren’t afraid of previously? Or are they afraid for no reason at all? For any of these or any other strange behaviors it is crucial that you find out what is causing them so they can be stopped.
One common cause of a sudden change in a cat’s temperament which many owners are unaware of is stress. So could your cat be suffering from stress and if so, how can you help?
Understanding Cats Under Stress
Just like many humans, animals are also sometimes vulnerable to stress. When something or someone new enters your cat’s territory, it can leave them feeling threatened. If they do feel uneasy then they are likely to start acting