Behavior Library - Cat Behavior Resources

FIV Information

Find out what Feline Immunodeficiency Virus is, how it spreads, and what to expect if your cat has FIV.  Cats with FIV have normal life expectancies.


Learn what causes fleas, how to prevent them including proper ways to treat your pet, and how to remove them if you have an infestation in your home.

Hiding Behavior

Learn how to introduce a cat into your home, particularly if the cat is shy and exhibits hiding behaviors.

Indoor vs. Outdoor

Learn ways to make the indoors enriching for your cat and ways to make the outdoors safe for your cat should you choose to let her outside.

Introducing Cats

Bringing a new cat into your home when you already have a cat can be stressful.  Learn how to introduce the cats properly to encourage relationship building and harmony in your home.

Introducing Dogs and Cats

Learn what to look for in a cat-friendly dog before adopting and ways to safely bring a dog into your home.

Leash Training

Learn how to successfully train your cat to walk on a leash.

Litter Box Problems

Learn why your cat is having trouble with the litter box and ways to address this issue, keeping in mind it may be a medical issue rather than behavioral.

Mental Enrichment

Cats are complex creatures.  Learn how to provide mental enrichment to satisfy your cat’s predatory drive, increase physical fitness, and to encourage your cat to play appropriately.

Moving with Your Cat

Moving is stressful, especially if you have pets.  Learn how to make your move successful and how to get your cat settled in your new space.

Nocturnal Behavior

Cats tend to be more active at night.  Learn how to manage your cat’s behavior to get a restful night’s sleep.


Learn about choosing the right diet for your cat based on age and lifestyle to promote health and prevent obesity.


Learn how to manage your cat’s overstimulation behaviors and learn how to appropriately interact with your cat.

Play Aggression

Learn what play aggression is and how to play in appropriate ways with your cat.

Playing with Your Cat

Learn how to play appropriately with your cat to provide enrichment and encourage proper play.

Recognizing and Managing Pain

Pets exhibit pain in a variety of ways, which can be difficult to recognize.  Learn how to identify pain in your pet and how to address it.