Gus Exhibits Aggressive Behavior Toward Sister

A cat may bully his littermate because of an underlying medical condition.

By J. Veronika Kiklevich, DVM | Posted: Fri May 13 00:00:00 PDT 2005

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4. Controlled, slow introductions using food as a distracter or reward and a feline pheromone diffuser or spray may help the situation. Always stop the introduction at the first sign of aggression. A desensitization program will take a long timemonths to a yearso do not try to rush the reintroduction of these two cats. During this period, anxiolytic medications may help.

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Janet    Bethlehem, PA

8/12/2012 6:30:04 AM

good article, thanks

Taryn    Orlando, FL

6/30/2008 8:03:52 AM

Wow very good advice. I have 3 cats 2 are littermates the other is not. The littermates get on together like two peas in a pod. The other, the little girl, the others are 2 boys, like to attack the other two all the time.

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