My cats don't get along anymore!
I have a male and female cat who are both about 18 months and who have been living together for 14 months. About a week ago I brought my female to my boyfriend’s house and she was there for 24 hours. When I brought her home my male cat started hissing and they got into a fight. Ever since then she hides from him, she won’t eat because he attacks her, she won’t use the litter box because he attacks her, and I’ve tried a few different things. I have separated them, I have given them calming cat stuff and I have washed my female cat. My female cat now won't leave the top of my bureau. What should I do?
Answer by kate
This is a common issue and is known as aggression trauma. It is a complicated issue but basically because the female cat may smell slightly different after her trip or just the change in routine has made your male cat feel a little fearful and he blames this fear on the female cat.
You need to take your time to re introduce the two cats to each other again using this technique
It takes some time and effort but it is worth it in the end
best wishes Kate
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