I saw this in a cat on an episode of Jackson Galaxy's show.
Not that I mean to scare you, but the cat had had a stroke and the only sign of it was the nightmares and violent twitching in his sleep.
It might be worth asking the vet of they can determine this?
I have recently gone through this process and it took five weeks from the arrival of my two new kittens to playing with adult cat, Buffy.
I live alone in the week, so could only do mutual play on weekends when my boyfriend was around.
At first, that was impossible. My adult cat...
It's interesting that you said you walked with confidence.
Keep doing that.
WWhen my cat blocks my kittens off and gets all territorial and swipey, I just breeze past her with full confidence and talk to her in the baby voice she loves.
DSometimes I cheekily rub her...
I'm glad you haven't squirted her. It teaches your cat nothing except you're not to be trusted. By your own admission, it doesn't change her behaviour at the next meal.
What do you mean by swatting and barking when you go to feed her? When you're out coming into the room with bowl? As you are...
I have two kittens (15 weeks old) and an adult cat (5 years old).
I've had the kittens since they were 8 weeks old and we took the introduction slowly. The process can be found on this thread:
Introducing new kittens to resident cat.
Last week, we allowed the kittens to roam in the...
Dear fellow cat guardians,
I want to say a huge thank you for all your support and help.
We have been free roaming this weekend - and it's been great!
Buffy and Ferius have found their equilibrium.
They're still learning about each other - but it's going to be a positive journey.
Thanks for your reassurance over the last few weeks.
This weekend, the kittens would have been with us five weeks.
We're going to allow them to roam during the day starting from Saturday.
Wish me luck.
Thank you for your excellent advice. I have a positive yet puzzling update.
We are now feeding all cats 'semi-supervised'. This means I put the food down and go off but keep an eye out from the kitchen. This has been going well apart from one incident, which I will mention.
All three of...