Tag Archive: aggression

Jul 03

Why does my cat start purring and then bite me?

Your cat sounds very very happy and affectionate!  If your cat is biting you hard, you may want to read more about why your cat is biting you. Cats are usually very very happy when they are purring.  However, a veterinarian once told me that biting is not an affectionate behavior in cats.  I’m not …

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Oct 22

Why does my cat bite me?

Cats bite for numerous reasons. Biting is very common in kittens, but usually cats stop biting as they get older. Kittens bite because they are very playful creatures, and biting is a fun game for them!  You may also be interested in reading why cats sometimes purr and then bite, or why cats chew and …

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Sep 30

Why does my cat hiss?

Hissing cat

Your cat is hissing because he is trying to communicate a warning. Hissing is a defensive act.  When a cat hisses, it does not indicate that the cat is aggressive or mean.  It usually just means that your cat feels that he is in danger or threatened. If your cat is hissing, try not to …

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Sep 30

Why does my cat’s tail get big and puffy?

When a cat’s tail gets big and puffy, it usually means that you cat is being either aggressive or defensive, such as a cat fight.  Your cat’s tail gets big and puffy to make himself look bigger. Cats do this so they appear to be larger and scarier than they actually are! Basically, the fur …

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