Common Behavior Problems
Cats Who Meow or Cry Too Much
Obviously, cats meowing and making other sounds are normal cat
behaviors. Whether or not your cat is doing this too much, depends
partially on your expectations and tolerance level.
Cats learn to meow to get things they want. If meowing causes you
to put food down, pet your cat, or play with him, then you cat knows
that meowing works. This routine can get out of hand, to the point
that your cat meows almost constantly in order to get you to do
Cats can also meow when they are anxious
or not feeling well. For this reason, it’s always a good idea
to have your cat checked by your veterinarian, especially if she
Meowing and vocalizing at night is a fairly common problem in older
cats. Behaviorists don’t know for sure why older cats do this.
Often we can recommend changes in your cat’s environment,
to manage the behavior. Your veterinarian may want to prescribe
Through a behavior
consultation we can help you sort out what’s
going on for your cat.