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Reading your feline for a better understanding of their wellbeing and needs: verbal communication

Has the behaviour of your cat ever left you wondering what on earth was going on in their mind? Truth is, in the purrrfect environment, cats are very relaxed, calm, and affectionate pets who love to peacefully doze for most part of the day (who wouldn’t?). Unfortunately, their scale can easily be set out of balance by a multitude of different things, which can give them the reputation of being difficult. Don’t worry, it’s nothing a further 20,000 years of domestication can’t resolve but, in the meantime, perhaps us humans can look at how to help them out sharing their home with us peacefully.

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Reading your feline for a better understanding of their wellbeing and needs: feline body language

Cats are sensitive animals with a low tolerance when it comes to changes in their environment or daily routine. To humans seemingly insignificant events can easily stress them and lead to the development of coping issues, wrapped in the cloak of behavioural issues. Understanding a cat’s body language and monitoring their behaviours can help identify problems early. Here is what you need to know about feline body language.

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Reading your feline for a better understanding of their wellbeing and needs: feline behaviours

Have you ever observed your cat spray-marking or scratching surfaces? Cats have a natural need for feeding, drinking, hunting and toileting as well as for safety and territory. Naturally they’ll try to ensure that their resources don’t get claimed by another cat and will respond to perceived threats with a range of behaviours to keep the competition at bay.

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How the right cat door can help reduce your cat’s stress

By being our pets and sharing a home with us, cats are forced into a living environment that can challenge their social capabilities when it comes to coping with other cats from the neighbourhood. The range of social situations they may find themselves in due to the proximity of neighbouring properties and other cats can easily stress them.

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How to tell if your cat is stressed

Let’s face it: cats are sensitive creatures and react with stress to a wide range of things. Unfortunately, they can’t tell us when something has disturbed their zen mode.

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How to tell if your cat is feeling unwell

Cats tend to mask discomfort or pain, making it difficult for other cats but also humans to tell when they’re feeling weak. Therefore, observing a cat’s appearance, body language and behaviour is important – not just for spotting the signs that something is wrong now but also to gain an understanding of their usual behaviour so you’re able to tell when something changes in the future.

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Commonly misunderstood behaviours and what they really tell you

Have you ever wondered why your cat is hoovering up their food or water, suddenly doesn’t like you anymore and is being aggressive, or perhaps started vandalising your home by doing their business everywhere else but in their litter tray?

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Common health issues that can show in your cat’s drinking behaviour

Cats are carnivores and highly effective when it comes to utilising the water provided through their food. Unless on a dry or semi-dry diet or living in hotter conditions, they can cover most of their water intake through the meat they eat. With a seemingly low requirement for water, a cat’s drinking or drinking pattern isn’t on every pet owner’s radar. In a Sure Petcare survey* from 2020 over 67% percent of cat owners admitted that they couldn’t give the vet an accurate answer about how much their cat drinks each day.

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How to reduce stress during mealtimes

Cats do not enjoy sharing their resources with other cats, especially if they feel that the other cats represent a threat to their own access to a resource, in this case food. This can lead to competitive pressure during mealtimes. The following practices can help easing the situation and make mealtimes as enjoyable as possible.

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How you can create a cat-friendly environment

If you haven’t read any of our behaviour articles before, then let’s remind you of the one key fact: cats are very sensitive to changes in their environment, especially to those that may pose a direct threat to them or to their resources. It doesn’t take much to create a cat-friendly home that your feline feels safe and relaxed in:

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