My cat is biting the fur off of the other cats in our home.
Our youngest cat has started biting small amounts of fur out of our two longer haired cats. We don't know why he is doing this, he just sneaks up on them out of the blue and bites away. Please help. We are not sure what to do and we are at our wits end.
Answer by Kate
ummm this sound strange. He may just be play fighting by sneaking up and biting. But if you say he is actually biting fur out, then it sound slike he was never fully socailised during his forst 7 weeks of life by his mother who would have taught him not to play so rough.
All I can suggest is that you give him some time out on his own for a while, seperate from the other cats (who will probably be gratefull as well) Then after a few days reintroduce the other cats again ( see this page http://www.our-happy-cat.com/introducing-cats.html)
The other thing you can try i the loud noise deterant. When your cat does this behavior make a loud band sound, something that will stop him in his tracks. If this is done every time he tries to bite he will soon decide that he would prefer not bite and be firghtened by the loud noise.
best wishes Kate
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