If your cat has a sudden shift in temperament, or dramatically shifts his behaviors for no apparent reason, schedule an appointment for a veterinary examination. Sudden changes in personality and behavior may indicate a variety of underlying health problems, and a prompt examination may allow you to identify and treat an ailment quickly and with minimal suffering for your pet. The better that you understand general cat psychology and your own pet's personality, the better equipped you will be for assessing and dealing with any changes and problems that may develop.
As it turned out, Jackson Galaxy, the show’s star, applied some cat psychology and advised Stella’s owner to start setting aside 15-30 minutes a day for play time with Stella. The play would burn energy that had been put into the attacks earlier.
Before you take that course of action you may prefer to see what help you can obtain from a good cat psychology book. There are many such books available, this one gets good reviews:
Cat psychology should help us recognize that when a cat misbehaves she is often only trying to tell us something. . . perhaps we should listen.
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