Common Problems that Dr. Rodan Works With
- Urine or stool not always in the litter box
- Scratching or other furniture destruction
- Cats not getting along
- Biting or scratching people
- Fear (thunder storms, certain people or other animals)
- Separation anxiety
- Meowing or yowling excessively
- Irritable or aggressive with other cats or people
- Difficulty with changes in the household (e.g., a new baby, loss of a favorite person, merging human and cat families
- Excessive licking or chewing at fur
- Chewing on fabrics or other unusual things
- Getting on counters, stealing food
Common Consultations to Prevent Behavior Problems
Prevention is the best medicine, and this goes for behavior problems too. These services are included at no cost to our clients; we welcome non-clients to come in for behavior consultations
- Should I add another cat to the household?
- How do I introduce the new cat?
- What to do when the baby comes?
- How do I make an outdoor cat a happy indoor cat?
- How do I help my obese cat?
- Can I really train my cat?
- How do I make sure my cat always uses the litter box?
- How to feed my cat so that he’s not always hungry – he’s so overweight?
When should you call?
As soon as you notice a behavior problem. This allows for early treatment and the best chance for cure. Even if a behavior problem has gone on for a long period of time, there are often solutions that can result. You may also call to learn how to prevent behavior problems if you desire more information than you receive from your primary veterinarian.