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behavioral issues

Dog barking? Cat scratching? Our experts have tips to help all sorts of behavior and aggression issues so your pet can earn that “good boy!” (or girl).

Male and female cat lying side by side.

There’s more to it than what you learned in health class.

A cat laying on a binder chewing on a pen.

If your cat nibbles on pen caps and power cords, they could be bored...

Black and white cat in a shelter

And how to fix them.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

A cat sitting on a shelf with glassware.

Your brand new iPhone, antique figurine, full glass of water — they will swat it off the table. A cat behaviorist explains why.

A calico tabby kitten chewing and tearing a roll of toilet tissue.

How to decode your cat’s chewing habits when they’re nibbling on all the things.

Gray and white cat walking out the door

Your kitty’s an explorer. Just keep their expeditions indoors.

Maine coon cat using the litter box.

And how you can encourage them to cover up after doing their business.

Cat hissing at a person attempting to pet its cheek

How to help your kitty warm up to your S.O.

Image of orange cat with veterinary cone on its head.

If you’re bracing yourself for some wackiness, don’t worry — it won’t last forever.

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Kitten scratching fabric sofa

Placing a cat tree or post in a room only, uh, scratches the surface of solving this problem.

Cat being affectionate towards woman with tattoos

You could solve the mystery that is your kitty.

cat coming out of litter box

A cat behaviorist explains why they are so particular about where they pop a squat.

Gray striped cat and white cat playing on cat tree.

A recent study breaks down the difference.

A kitten playing with a mouse cat toy.

Your cat deserves to play. You deserve to walk away unscathed.

Three cat puzzles on a colorful pink, burgundy, and green color-block background

Genius takes many forms. Could your cat be one?