What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You? Vets Weigh In
Let's face it, cats are mysterious creatures. We dig into some of your feline predicaments.
Now matter how close we get with our cats, they’re still mysterious. And while their aloofness may be alluring, it's also maddening when we don't know what's going on.
So for Weird Animal Question of the Week, we're tackling a trio of questions about cryptic kitties. (See National Geographic readers' pictures of cats.)
Our first question comes from Corina Sansone and her husband, who have owned a nine-year-old ragdoll since he was five weeks old.
A move to a new house about 2.5 years ago was traumatic for the indoor/outdoor cat, which temporarily stopped eating and would walk through the house at night meowing. In his new neighborhood, he's gotten into several run-ins with neighbor cats and raccoons—sometimes requiring trips to the vet—but lately has spent more time in the house, Sansone says.
Now he's resumed walking around the house meowing loudly, and nothing—from treats to extra attention—is quieting him