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He's constantly moving around to get comfortable and mostly laying on his side and flicking his tail pretty hard. He doesn't want to be touched and keeps moving around uncomfortable. I don't know what… read more
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I just brought home from neutering. He was a stray. Loved being petted then suddenly bit my hand. There are two good size puncture wounds on the top of my hand; one in the middle of the top and one at… read more
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Over a year ago I adopted a cat that i was told had a biting
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Back in June, one of our 13 yr. old cats died. He had FIV but it was sudden. We have another cat and they were best buddy's for 10 yrs. We have tried to help him through the grieving process, but he h… read more
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I will be my cat then all of a sudden he will bite
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We adopted a 2 yr old rescue neutered male cat from Petco.
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My cat is very affectionate; loves sitting on my lap & sleeps
My cat is very affectionate; loves sitting on my lap & sleeps on my bed but every now & again whilst petting him he suddenly grabs my arm/hand, digging his claws in & bites me! There is no telling whe… read more
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cat: I rescued and he is neutered..petting..something on the bed
I have a cat I rescued and he is neutered. He is very happy with me except I can be petting him and all of a sudden he with bite. or if I go to put something or move something on the bed he will bite.… read more
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My cat was given mometamax for 11 days and it made him lethargic
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my cat keeps hissing at his tail, the vet looked at him and
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My cat bites only me. He bites hard and on one occasion the
My cat bites only me. He bites hard and on one occasion the bite became infected. 15 minutes ago while I was on the computer, he lunged, bit my forearm and punctured the skin in 3 places. Is my only r… read more
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