Reason your Cat is Aggressive 

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Anxiety

Cats may become aggressive when they feel threatened or anxious. Identify stressors in their environment, such as new pets, visitors, or changes in routine.

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Discomfort

Cats in pain may lash out defensively. Check for any signs of injury or illness and consult with your veterinarian if you suspect physical discomfort.

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Territorial Behavior

Cats are territorial animals, and aggression can arise when they feel their space is being invaded. Provide multiple resources in multi-cat households to minimize competition.

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Redirected Aggression

If a cat becomes agitated by something they cannot directly confront, they may redirect their aggression towards people or other pets. Identify and address the source of frustration.

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Play Aggression

Playful behavior can sometimes escalate into aggression, especially in younger cats. Provide appropriate toys and engage in interactive play to release excess energy.

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Lack of Socialization

Cats that were not adequately socialized during their early months may display fear-based aggression. Gradually expose them to new experiences in a positive manner.

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Medical Issues

Certain medical conditions, such as hyperthyroidism or neurological problems, can lead to aggression. Consult with your veterinarian for a thorough examination.

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Hormonal Changes

Intact male and female cats may exhibit aggression due to hormonal changes, especially during mating season. Spaying or neutering can help mitigate this behavior.

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Overstimulation

Thoroughly clean and disinfect the living environment, including food and water bowls, bedding, and toys. Distemper virus can survive in the environment for a certain period, so proper cleaning is crucial.