Why Does My Cat Bite Me?


You cat might be biting you as a way of communicating something. In addition, cats might be biting because they are scared, they are not feeling well or simply because they do not want to be touched anymore.
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Have you tried talking to the cat? It may seem a silly question but some cats understand some phrases. My four year old tom stares at me sometimes, but I usually ask him what he wants
You may have done something to provoke him. If he does it again, look for any similarities between this time and the time before. He may be playing however; some cats simply play
This cat is biting you because she can. Have a squirt bottle of water handy and squirt her whenever she starts to bite. You can also say "NO" loudly and forcefully to get
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Cats will bite while engaging in aggressive play or to indicate fear, anger or overstimulation.
Cats should be given toys that allow all kinds of play, but should be discouraged from biting you or other people. If you cat tries to bite while being pet, it's because they've had enough.
The answer to why your cat bites you depends on the type of bite. If it is a firm bite, one that breaks the skin or comes close and if the cat seems annoyed, he is likely feeling upset or threatened by something you are doing. If it is a gentle nibble while you are petting him and he is purring, then it may just be a simple love bite. You can find more information here: http://www.perfectpaws.com/agg.html
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