Excessive vocalization in a cat can be related to many factors, such as mating season, hyperthyroidism, pain, anxiety, a social conflict or a demand for attention. Consult an ethologist, or a behaviorist veterinarian for the above mentioned problems. However, you can use® to treat the demand for attention. The latter could influence nocturnal activity, resulting in a cat wanting attention day and night.
Prevention and Correction: This demand for attention is often reinforced by a master who pushes his cat away. The cat has difficulty understanding. As a matter of fact, he prefers negative attention to no attention at all.
- You can, for example, replace the habit of constantly jumping on the by another behavior such as handling an object. If this doesn’t work with your cat, there is still an appropriate game you can get for him. You could hang a ball on a string from a door frame and initiate him to a game of “catch”. You could also train the cat to go through an obstacle course.
- After this, when he asks for attention, try to ignore him completely. This procedure will not necessarily work with all cats.
- can assist you in redirecting the cat towards an adequate game. For example, the cat persist in demanding attention. You can use the spray to distract him. Then, all you have to do is redirect him to the game in question. If the game interests him, you will have to give him some form of attention, and ignore him soon thereafter. Start over until the cat associates attention-getting with the appropriate game.
- However, certain cats will demand attention on the part of visitors. In this case, you will demand attention on the part of visitors. In this case, you will demand attention on the part of visitors. In this case, you will have to attach the device to the cat’s collar. as soon as he begins demanding attention, trigger the device to distract him, then immediately redirect him to a game; or, ask the visitor to redirect the cat to the game previously used for redirecting.