Stopping Your Cat From Biting You: It’s Easy!
Biting is one of those innate things that cats like to do, especially as kittens. Instinctively, cats want to play fight with things, which hones their hunting skills for later in life. Of course, house cats don’t have to hunt anything other than the food bowl, but the instinct is still there.
With a new cat, it’s important to never let it use your hands as toys to play fight with. This would teach them that it’s okay to bite and claw at your hands, which will stick with them and be very hard to discourage.
Next time your cat tries to bite you, firmly say, “NO” and don’t interact with it. If you just say “no” and keep letting it bite you or keep playing with it, it won’t understand what you mean.
If that doesn’t work, move up to making loud noise. Clap your hands together, or hit a table or wall. Don’t hit the cat, because