Cat Behavior Directory
Many cats display a bit of odd behavior every now and then. But some cats have ongoing behavioral issues. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverageof cat behavior, including what's normal, what's not, and much more.
Why Do Cats Purr?
Your cat's purring can signal happiness, anxiety, or another emotion. WebMD explains how to read that gentle feline rumbling.
Cat Excessive Meowing and Yowling: Why Cats Meow
WebMD explains why your cat may be meowing or yowling a lot and what to do to minimize it.
How to Manage Fighting and Aggression Between Cats
WebMD discusses how to manage aggressive behavior between cats in your household.
Shy or Fearful Cats
WebMD explains how cats can develop certains fears how to solve your feline’s shy behavior.
Cat Communication: What Your Cat's Body Language Says
Experts share 6 clues on how to interpret your cat's body language.
Pet Pheromone Products for Behavior Problems: Do They Work?
WebMD talks to experts about pheromone products designed to help with pet behavior problems.
When Your Cat Wakes You Up
WebMD talks to experts about how to keep your cat from waking you up in the morning.
How to Bond With a Cat
WebMD discusses how to make friends with a cat.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Is My Cat Normal?
WebMD’s slideshow delves into unusual cat behaviors from kneading and sneezing to playing all night, providing cat owners with a better understanding of the normality of their cat’s “harmless kitty quirks.”
Slideshow: Cat Behavioral Problems
WebMD' slideshow on behavior problems in cats offers solutions for issues like scratching, litter box avoidance, urine marking or “spraying,” and excessive grooming and meowing.