Behavior problems are the No. 1 reason for feline relinquishment and euthanasia. Sadly, many of the common behavior problems actually are normal cat behaviors; they just don’t coincide with living in most homes.
What causes behavior problems in the first place? According to John Ciribassi, DVM, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists diplomate from Chicagoland Veterinary Behavior Consultants, “Behaviors occur for a combination of reasons relating to the animal’s genetics, the environment and how people interact with the animal.”
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