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My name is***** and I would like to assist with your question today. The answer to your question is really dependent on why she does that behavior. That is often an mystery with kitties. I would first try to start at the beginning. I see she is 11 but has only been doing this for 4 years. Was this when you acquired her? Or had you had her for longer and something changed in her routine 4 years ago? There is often a trigger that starts a behavior such as this if it hadn't happened for 7 years and then started 4 years ago. If she has always been anxious/scared, this is a very difficult thing to change after 4 years, especially if she is not making progress in your safe home environment after 4 years. Do you feel she is getting progressively worse as well? There is always the option to try an anti-anxiety medication, such as buspirone, to help the behavior aspect. Please let me know any additional information and further questions you have.
I apologize for the delay in getting back to you. I was away due to a death in the family. It sounds as though the struggles with Princess are multi-factorial. There are multiple things that can contribute to her behavior changes as it does sound that she has the personality to be more easily stressed. After all this time, without medication, I am afraid that Princess is not going to adjust to the other felines or even to people again. Medication may help but it is not a guarantee. I want to be as healthy and happy as she can be, but it may to be the situation that being a more solitary feline is what makes her happy.