Feline Fun Fact:
FELINE BEHAVIOR TOPICS
We have selected some great sources for information on cat behavior. If you want to find ways to keep your kitty stress free, if you want to prevent undesirable behaviors, or correct problem behaviors these sites have some great information.
DDFL Cat Training and Behavior Tips This is a link to the Denver Rescue named Dumb Friends League (named for animals that cannot speak for themselves back in 1910). If you have questions about cat behavior and training, this link has answers!! Lots of tips and training
San Francisco SPCA's Cat Owner's Library a nice collection on a variety of behavioral topics.
CATegorical Care: An Owner's Guide to America's #1 Companion provided by the CATylyst Council!
Deer Run Animal Hospital's Kitten Behavior Collection web page provides multiple handouts on the most common kitten behavior problems.
Introducing a Cat and a Dog from The Best Friends Society
Introducing Cats By Dr. Sally Foote a great veterinarian with a behavior practice offers this helpful handout on how to introduce cats. She also offers a link in the handout to her website.
Aggression Toward Other Cats from The Best Friends Society
Cat Aggression Toward People from The Best Friends Society
How to Stop Your Cat From Stop Attacking You Or "Kill The Teddy Bear" another great handout from Dr. Sally Foote. Instead of having your cat attack you or his housemates, give him an appropriate toy to direct his prey behavior.
Cornell's Feline Aggression Handout This handout discusses the various causes of aggressive behavior in cats, what causes them, and what you can do to diminish the behavior.
Overstimulation & Petting Aggression SF ASPCA
What To Do With A Cat Who Bites When Petted From Veterinary Behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin
Cornell's Feline Destructive Behavior Handout Are you frustrated by your kitty's scratching and clawing, does you cat suck on cloth, or chew on your plants? This handout teaches you how to manage these issues.
Excessive Meowing From the San Francisco SPCA.
Your Talkative Cat From the Denver Dumb Friends League
Training a Cat to be Quiet Great advice on what do to to gently teach your kitty to be quiet from Dr. Sophia Yin, Veterinarian and Animal Behaviorist.
Cat Meows Vary by Situation, What do they mean? Also written by Dr. Sophia Yin.
Prevent a Great Escape How to keep your cat safe indoors and avert escape-artist behavior
Fabcats Behavior Information This internet site from the United Kingdom has lots of information on feline behavioral problems and how to handle them from the European point of view.
Tuft's Veterinary School Feline Behavior Site This is the website from the Behavior Clinic at Tufts University with many tips for managing feline behavior problems.
AAFP's Feline Behavior Guidelines This is a link to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Feline Behavior Guidelines. It is an extensive document discussing behavioral management of cats.