i hate my kittendecember 10, 2020 6:23 am Leave your thoughts
So a few months ago I came across a stray cat, it was in my yard and suuuuper friendly, but looked like a skeleton and had back deformation. Anyways, I was devastated with losing these cats and vowed I never wanted anymore. Wherever works, just deck out with whatever he could want or need, so he has basically an oasis away from her that he can use whenever he wants. idk what to do w him. Since he loves your partner, I feel like maybe there’s hope for him calming down in your home. cats can be funny when it comes to holding aa grudge against there owner. She does it when I get ready in the morning. I can’t even clear my throat during the night because no matter where she is in the house she will start yowling. Whatever we’ve tried doesn’t work. I have an article up on why cats bite and chew fingers that may be of use! It makes me hate the orange one. He was lying down and she jumped up near him startling him. Not working. The machine they somehow know will not be convinced to hand some over with whining. There are some cats that really are attention seekers, and he sounds like one to me. She jumps on counters, flies all over the house (damaging furniture with her claws in the process), and literally bounces off the walls. I appreciate it. That cat is making your life hell. I love cats, but I never asked for a cat. I feel like I’m walking on eggshells around her and waiting for the next rage episode. so much hair, my nose itches all the time. I worked with him for years to learn to trust humans, to accept love and good touch, and while we made a lot of progress, he still occasionally lashed out. Use the towel and banks tricks so she tho k s this kitten has always been here. The thyroid meds produced diarrhea and more vomiting plus she’d fight tooth and nail to avoid pills then throw them up along with the food I’d tried to get her to eat. My new cat cuddles with me and wouldn’t hurt a fly; meanwhile my old one is wrecking everything in his path and constantly reminds me of the abuse we both went through, so I get intense anxiety and start crying. Will go ape tits over catnip. Then switch once she’s comfortable with the dry toilet paper. I think the progress that’s been made has been great thus far, and it’ll only get better with the popularity of pets on an enormous rise. He cries ALL THE TIME for attention and I’m starting to hate him. I am looking to move, but having 3 cats in a small place is driving me nuts! it will grow out of it - its looking for its mom right now Someone please tell me if this is okay or not. He did annoying cat things like climbing on the kitchen counters. One of my cats meows like he’s dying if he knows you’re in your room and not out in the main area to pet him. If you’d like to train your cat to put up with or maybe even enjoy a little interaction with you, it’s a process. 14 Frustrating Aspects of Cat Ownership: What’s on Your List? She smelled like kitty shortbread and stinky feet. I’ve hit breaking points many times where I logically know giving them up is something that I need to do, but can’t get myself to. Good luck! Maybe try using your husband’s lotions, shampoos, bath soaps, etc. She wont allow me or my husband to hold her, give her prolonged pets, she refuses to play, and we make sure her food and water is always fresh as well as her litter. Once you’ve gotten past this initial step, the next one is to use some of the tips outlined in this article to, over time, turn your cat into a cuddlier version of him or herself. I don’t want to hate my cat anymore. See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Good luck with everything. She has reign of the whole house. Don't be an ass. And now, you have to make a choice between your baby and your cat. If my partner goes into a room and shuts the door he sits outside crying. Luckily I don’t have carpet, thanks to two hurricanes. He did it because he was angry at me, I’m sure. Let me know how things go and if any of this was useful, and feel free to give me more details/frustrations if you think of any more. I don’t know what to do. you stupid or what? We’ve taken him to a few vets one of which suggested reflux was root cause and gave some kitty-strength pepcid which worked for a while. when it happens), in case you aren't yet, so she understands this isn't a behaviour you approve of. I believe he can, and that if you’re willing to try to train the “feral” out of him, it can be done, *especially* since he is still so young. And the other half has to do with the fact that he is obsessed with getting food out of you, which is hyper exhausting based on experience. . Have you ever had any negative emotions toward a pet? An unconfined cat is distracting to the driver, and vulnerable to injury or escape. To the point now I just fill his bowl all the time just so we can all sleep. And I feel sick even writing that cause I feel like a horrible horrible person. I’ve spent years loving them and unable to give them up, even with the mounting health affects I’ve been seeing in myself over the years. I have since relinquished all feeding duties to my husband so shadow doesn’t have panic attacks when I enter the kitchen anymore. Really is difficult to function and not resent a cat that’s depriving you and family members of sleep. The general rule for training your cat out of a certain behaviour? Twice, she peed because she’s scared of the vacuum. We have another cat whom I adore. And who hates kittens?!?!?! My new cat tried eating soap before (= diarrhea), and since this feeder, he doesn’t try eating random things anymore (crossing fingers this continues). He also pees on the carpet. It’s just the way things are. Eventually we broke up and she relocated the cat to her friend’s family, who already had 2 cats. But this one THIS ONE has been doing things I really don’t understand and what seems to be in my eyes, deliberately disrespectful. Mixing food with water makes sure the cats stay very well hydrated and makes them feel fuller because they actually have liquid in their bellies, a nice perk for food-obsessed kitties like mine. This might help re-set anxiety if it exists due to him not feeling settled at home. Obviously, you didn’t choose to take in your cat, but even if you did, you sound to me like the type of person who is hyper rational and hyper aware of all the factors that go into any specific decision at any time, and that’s what’s causing you to look at the positives and negatives equally – you’re too rational not to do so. So now I’m constantly sneezing all day, and half the time I sneeze, I pee myself! Why don’t you just drive somewhere very far & drop the cat off & just drive away from your problems? I picked the runt of the litter since she was so mellow but playful. I don’t know how to forgive him. He sprints through the house, jumps on our tables, counters and dressers, knocks sh*t over and then attacks us. Then he has a hard time passing the stuff and scrooches poop all over the floors. It will be just as good for them as for you. The cats done have fleas worms or ear mites I took care of all of it. I'm Going to be Blunt I Think you Are stupid. He’s OK, he’s just not a snuggler. It frustrates me and actually hurts my feelings. If you cannot provide for the food it needs you should perhaps re-home the cat. And if you’re worried about something in particular, do some research to make the worry and fear over it less powerful. They don’t sound like they hate you – they sound like they’re afraid of something if they’re staying under the bed and hissing. What you’re doing in my eyes is stating the obvious: that pets are a double edged sword because with the joy they bring us, they also bring us terribly big responsibility as well. She does it in the night. It only started after our son was born and become mobile. Troubleshoot Guide, Solutions, & How I Fixed This, How to Accidentally Train Your Cat to Beg for Food, 11 Ways to Train Your Cat to Be More Snuggly. Sounds like a happy ending for him to me! If the negative behaviour still exists after you’ve been sure to resolve any and all issues your cat may have had, it’s time to tackle the bad habit that’s been driving you nuts head on. She is clean and washes herself, but every cat has a smell regardless. From my new cat throwing up on the floor, on carpets, on mats, wherever he was sitting when he got too hungry and his tummy decided to make too much stomach acid = vomit. I will not have my baby crawling through pee or developing breathing issues because of the uncontrollable fur. Furthermore, we don’t really have time to train a cat. i wish i hadn’t gotten her. Aiko will scream and meow as if she is in pain if she doesn’t get what she wants. This was understandable to me given what he’s been through. Cats need to have order and a new member in the home must know where it ranks. So glad the advice helped! So, I continue being patient I guess, and do my best with this new cat. Making her own spaces for her. Landlords are becoming more accepting out of necessity, especially with cats and small dogs, there are more and more people willing to stop over and take care of a pet for you on vacation if you do the same for them. I do think Cleo’s behaviour will level out and she’ll become a lot more calm. I have a few guides up that might help with training her to be okay with you touching her, though they're not directly related - there's this one here on teaching your cat to stop running away and this one here on teaching your cat to be more snuggly. Acting out, which is essentially what a cat acting like he or she hates you boils down to, is the only way a pet can communicate to his or her owner there’s a problem. Moved in with my SO a year ago and got him checked up at the vet, got medicine for a health condition he had and I figured the bad behavior would ease up but it hasn’t. It makes me scared to go home because I don’t even want to be anywhere near them. The gist is, keep approaching her and doing non-“offensive” touching and petting of her to the point where she gets used to your touch more and more, so eventually she won’t freak out as much when you do more “annoying” things to her, like try to clean her eye or put some weird feeling thing in her ear. I kiss my cat often, so I really notice it. She will also sit in your lap and purr until you pet her in a way she does not like. And it’s a never ending battle! It’s not fair that all the care goes to you when you’re obviously suffering. Even trying to pet her sometimes she snaps. I’m in tears because I don’t want to hate him, because he does have his sweet moments. There may be some simple fixes for things that feel like impossible or even “not the biggest” problems. Now I’m angry at him. You should also check out my article on cats who want way too much attention, as that sounds a lot like your cat based on what you’ve told me. I got my cat from my SIL whose cat had some kittens so I was able to play with them all. My kitten is 26weeks old had him from 8 weeks. Honestly, if this is you – don’t sweat it. I’m a big animal lover, and have had cats my whole life. Change feeding times to start right before you leave for work and feed him right before you head off for bed. She’s just as cuddly as his male now (he’s got a pet blog over here btw if you want to ask him any questions!). my best cat died. Pretty much word for word. She made friends with the other female cat. Quite frankly, it sounds to me like the vast majority of the issues you have with him are because he desperately wants your attention always. Put it in a laundry hamper beside your bed - they are used to eating all the time (moms milk).... and..... dont have children for fucks sake....never have children, God forbid you ever have a baby. This is the stage of where babies need nurturing from their mother like everyone said... in the kitten's position, it would be from you. Oh my god, I use the term “puppy cat” all the time to refer to my snuggly two – you’re the only one I’ve ever heard say they use the term before. Really hope some of these tips help! SERIOUSLY!??! This is my cat. She doesn’t want to play or be petted or anything, just more food. Research about renting with a cat, email a bunch of landlords and ask about if they’d accept a cat, maybe the situation’s a lot more resolved than you expected. I’ve spent hundreds of dollars on various carpet cleaners and a carpet cleaning machine and scrubbing on my hands and knees. Then, nighttime came, and ever since she meows constantly and seems to always want something. My wife and I are working folks 9-5 corporate jobs. I bought it because it’s supposed to be pretty good at preventing cats who are really clever at breaking things and getting extra food out. Perhaps you should purchase a scratching post or something fun for the cat to play with while everyone is asleep. He’s started clawing furniture and our bed, chewing on everything (wood fixtures, clothes, lamps, whatever he can), has clawed and ruined many of our possessions including carpet in our rented apartment(s), yowls early in the morning (incredibly minor compared to everything else) and harasses/hurts my new cat. Our vet had us try Xanax for the episodes, but it just caused her to be very agitated and meow nonstop. unfort, now i’m stuck with it b/c i feel bad about bringing it back to the shelter. My dog barks at every sound she hears, but I still love her...it's not her that's annoying, just some of the things she does. Very challenging. I use cat attract litter. Don't worry, I have a dog and when we first got him I used to wish we'd never had him. Sometimes she likes to be petted. Most cats dislike traveling and resent being cooped up in their cat carriers, but a free-range cat in a moving vehicle can become a terrified, furry missile. D. I hand cook my cat's meals! It has eased my stress level a bit. I imagine he meant to give her a little “go away” swipe and accidentally got her in the eye – and if you think this is likely, maybe that can be the start of the forgiveness: that he never at all meant to hurt her, just to push her away. My first cat, Avery, who I had since he was around 9 months old also went through a phase where he slept next to me then stopped doing so for a while, but then he started to again, and now he sleeps at my feet, or if I put a fleece blanket down, right on top of my legs – but only if the blanket is there (I guess he really likes the texture). I have been reading all of your posts. I want to throw something at him to stop. They keep bursting at random times. I personally find people who think this is a proper solution to be either completely separated from the financial reality of most human beings, soap-box-braying self-important ignoramuses, or just dim witted morons. I know it may sound absolutely ridiculous, but every cat smells different, and then when you switch to a different cat food (especially from chicken to salmon for instance), that very same cat will smell different again. Just not very partial to them. The only time she is quiet and calm, EVER, is when I am just sitting on the couch doing nothing. What ever is on sale! He is my heart. And I can’t afford to take them to the vet to be put down. Things take time, but it sounds like you want to believe he can change. So, rather give it to a friend or relative and pass on the constant meowing. I’m mad at my husband for adopting this cat. I really need some advice y’all.. Do you think something may have happened to him? When he’s hissing and getting aggressive I’ll pet him, try to calm him down. Hoping it’s not that and that he just needed a little age under his belt to calm down. I think some of the things I mentioned there may help as well. He may even like all guests in due time. Love your house without the kitchen? I could hold her in any postiion, even on her back---and she didn't protest. Please tell me if you’ve rectified you’re problem. One cat is a saint, quiet, and polite. . she always wants food, she is very fat and she is very needy and clingy and I cant stand it..the other cat needs to put on weight and its so hard feeding the three of them,,the third cat has special needs to in a different area,,,I have gone broke from these animals…but mother cat, I feel like she grates against my soul…its a feeling I struggle with and I try to love her but I cant the love just is not there ! I can’t even rehome my cats so they can have a better life with a better owner. If he’s doesn’t get the attention he wants when he wants it he will either attack our other cat or eat her food. Not long after I moved in and it became my cat. I am at a loss for what to do. All three get along well and are very sweet together…and all are emotionally needy. My 2 boys used to be best buds. I hate that no matter how much I clean, I can’t sit anywhere in my house without being covered in cat hair. 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