On Oct 26, 1:56 pm, ensoul wrote:
> > Hopefully you've clipped their claws already, especially the
> > aggressor.
> > I guess that's a good indication not to shave them.
> > Good luck.
> had to shave them. thier fur was so matted had no choice in it...they
> hate having thier nails trimmed and I can't do it by myself, I live
> alone too
They are not just trying to burn off energy, they are trying to burn
off stress, and that requires a different approach than just wearing
Rescue Remedy is a good choice, and if they like catnip that can have
Have a treat time that will let them focus on something good, and they
must have it together. This will let them associate each other with
Have you held the cats? Just a nice petting session that will let them
relax can do wonders. Get them aside, one at a time, and try to mellow
them out with gentle petting.
Reassure them with words and special attention. Right now they are
getting plenty of attention, but you are certainly exasperated with
the situation, and your tension is coming through your words and body
language. Now that the household has settled down, some effort to
reach the cats and let them feel safe and secure will help remove the
anxiety, and then the rowdy behavior.
If their activity springs from anxiety, no amount of play will calm
them down. It doesn't address the source. >> Stay informed about: Won't Stop Fighting