Does your cat drive you crazy with excessive meowing?
And has this mad you wonder how to stop a cat from meowing?
Read this article for help with meowing
As mentioned before on our cats meow page, cats mainly meow for attention.
Cats have more than 100 vocal cords and use their meows as a way to communicate with their owners.
Cats meow for different reasons, some more than others, but the main reason is to communicate with its owner.
For the most part cat behaviors can be hard to detect, but often meowing is to get what the cat want.
Cats do not use their meows to communicate with other cats, but they use their meows to train the owner.
Owners often confuse the meows for the cat is hungry or trying to tell me something and often it is —
But the main goal is to train the owner so the cat knows what buttons to push or sounds to make to get its owner moving
The cat’s health should be taken into consideration first; extreme meowing form a cat who is normally quiet, especially during times of grooming or using the litter box, could be a sign your cat has some health problems–
If your cat is having these issues, consult your veterinarian immediately.
If your cat appears healthy and you’ve concluded the cat is meowing for attention then try the following tips.
Cat toys can occupy your cat, often a cat meows because it’s bored.
Toys are good distracters, cats love to be occupied and toys don’t have to be expensive, it can be as simple as a string on the door.
For more ideas and a list of great toys visit Cat Toys For Less.
Sounds mean, but remember cats meow is often to train the owner, so if your cat is meowing everyday at certain time, and all his needs have been met, ignore it and teach other family members to do the same.
Cats learn quickly what to expect from their owners, they are creatures of habit, so if he is fed everyday at 9am, then he expects to be fed everyday at 9am, if the schedule is broken it can cause the cat to begin to meow.
For more tips on how to stop your cat from meowing visit Iam’s Cat Advice.
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