Cats, like humans, can sometimes feel low, stressed, or anxious. Conflict with other cats and new places are common triggers of cat anxiety that could put your kitty’s hair on end (literally!). The following videos show some scenarios which you should look out for if you have a pet prone to sudden mood changes or anxiety. Read on for top tips on handling your anxious pet and the best ways to treat cat anxiety in the long run.
Play-fighting with fellow feline friends is a very normal part of cat behaviour – it will help your cat bond with other cats and build their confidence. However, it can sometimes be hard to tell whether the fighting is playful or serious. Look out for the following body language clues:
If you do recognise your kitty exhibiting a willingness to fight with other cats, it’s worth addressing this sooner rather than later to avoid more problems down the line. YuCALM Cat supports calm behaviour with active natural ingredients like L-Theanine to assist the production of calming compounds in the brain. B vitamins work in tandem to support healthy brain function. and reduce cat anxiety.
Even the most confident of cats can be phased by a new human around the house. Whether this be a temporary visitor or a new arrival who’s here to stay, it’s important that your cat is calm enough to recognise that their territory is not under siege. It’s worth considering the following tips to reduce your cat’s anxiety when meeting someone new:
To ensure that your cat remains calm and content if there is a new visitor on the horizon, consider starting a course of YuCALM Cat 6 weeks prior to the visit. Lemon balm in YuCALM Cat helps reduce stress by making your cat feel more relaxed and encouraging calm behaviour. The naturally occurring amino acids work with serotonin in your cat’s brain to make them feel happy from nose to tail. These natural ingredients in YuCALM Cat are scientifically proven to decrease stress-related behaviours in cats.
Cats are notoriously independent, and the process of taking them to the vet can be a stark reminder of this quality! Your cat may respond to an attempted visit to the vet with behaviour such as:
A visit to the vets can be difficult, but don’t be put off; you can ease your cat’s anxiety with YuCALM Cat. The active natural ingredients help to calm your cat and ensure that the happiness signals already present are finding the right spot. We can’t promise that a visit to the vets will ever be a delight, but YuCALM Cat can certainly go a long way in ensuring that your fidgety feline is as calm and content as possible on the journey and in the surgery. We recommend starting YuCALM Cat 1-3 weeks before your veterinary appointment to ensure the smoothest visit possible. For more in-depth look at travelling with your pet, read to our top tips for happy journeys by clicking here..
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