I checked her all over yesterday but an injury could explain it. I'd suspect she is injured. Runs around leaping at the windows, knocking over plants, climbing up us meowing, refuses to use her litter tray and protest wees on our bed. Join the THE GALLANT NEWSLETTER. I say he's depressed because he normally has a huge personality but since bringing home the kitten last week, Bean our older baby, has started drooling obsessively, hardly eats, won't play and sleeps a lot. Famous for being highly territorial animals, they tend to rub their body scent all over various household objects in an attempt to define and set their boundaries. vet qa parent vet qa. A depressed cat has a weaker immune system, so it is important to treat depression, to prevent other illnesses. rabies* posted by Trexsock at 5:48 AM on February 19, 2012 . Keep him warm and reassured until you see the vet. Petcube is a window into your cat’s activities. This is usually only a temporary behavior and with some time your cat will return to normal. The first method recommended by vets is to offer extra attention to your depressed cat. Cats in surgical recovery may experience temporary behavioral changes. FAQ; Logout; Register ; Cat Chat Home Page Forum / Board Index CAT HEALTH & BEHAVIOUR Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice; Subdued after fight. Actually, what happened is that he belonged to my wife and her ex, and after the split the cat went with the ex. Petcube allows you to reassure your pet remotely and watch their reaction. 1100649. Yes they can,depending on the cat's personality- but you better get them 'fixed' first.... What Does A Cat Do After He Eats Rat Poison? Feline Non-Recognition Aggression: 4 Tips for Reintroducing Your Cats After One Returns From the Vet. They get over it. If your cat continues to act depressed for weeks or stops eating for more than 3 days, consult your veterinarian. Hope your cat is ok. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. There is nothing that you can do. Instead of sitting and sulking in the house, I choose to take action before my depression got worse. Breed Spotlight. They tend to maintain their distance and take time to trust their owners. Dr. Debra offers advice for cat owners in this week's question. Beamur she goes bonkers if kept in all the time. We think she's fighting our neighbours' cats but haven't seen them, only heard them. Or perhaps the best inventions are produced by collaborating teams? If you’re out at work, this can be tricky, but not with Petcube. My cat just got into a fight with a neighbor's cat. 3 Answers. DF checked him over more than once but couldn’t find anything wrong but the cat was acting ‘depressed’. Another time, she had a bite that we didn't find till it came up in an abscess. Keep him warm and reassured until you see the vet. Injury. He's an old dog who doesn't want any cats coming onto our land. Physical signs that a cat may be depressed will be manifested in sterotypies such as biting or scratching. Suggest you get the vet to check her over. I think I'll have to send the dog out with her more, though yesterday's fight was just beyond our boundary so he wouldn't have been any good.SalitaeDiscesa that's a good idea actually. I was thinking that perhaps your cats are only play fighting which is natural behavior for them when... Cat Has Eye Infection From A Cat Fight And I Do Not Know What To Do. The most common cause of depression in cats is the loss of a friend. Can cats be traumatised by fights? If there is one thing that always makes me smile, it is seeing kittens and puppies. Is your cat suffering from stress after moving? What are some things you can text a guy to have a good conversation with him? If You Could Tell Me Something, Anything You Want..and It Would Be Something Very Positive What Would You Say? blurted this. 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