How to Make Your Cat More Friendly

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Some cats just aren’t social butterflies, but that’s okay!

Whether they’re newly adopted, lacked socialization with other kittens in their litter, or simply in their own little world, there’s all sorts of reasons why some cats give us pet parents the cold shoulder.

So… how to make your cat more friendly, you might ask?

There are several things you can do to sweeten up even the biggest of sourpusses. Here are a few things you can try.

1. Feline Language: What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

One of the best ways help your cat come out of their shell is to learn and adapt to their body language.

For example, cats act in certain ways if they’re happy or worried – such as suddenly grooming themselves excessively in one area if they’re uneasy. Once you tune in to such signals, you’ll become more proactive about their emotional state and make adjustments accordingly.

To help pet parents out, veterinary behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin created a helpful infographic showing how pets feel through their postures. So, be sure to check out this article. It’s a must-read!

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2. Calmness for Cats

Even the coolest of cats may feel stressed, nervous, or fearful in certain situations – think grooming, vet visits, thunderstorms, and fireworks.

That’s why our kitties may want a helping paw. Luckily, all kinds of cat-tastic products to keep them calm, cool, and Zesty. Some of the best ones include:

  • Supplements that taste like yummy treats are so easy. Our Hemp Elements Plus™ Calming Bites contain relaxing ingredients such as Hemp, Melatonin, L-Theanine, and Ashwagandha to support calmness and relaxation.
  • Catnip can distract cats from what’s bothering them by making them more playful and even serene.
  • Pheromone products that release calming cat scent signals.

Plus, it’s always a good idea to consult a veterinarian to see if there are any underlying issues that are contributing to your cat’s behavioral patterns. That way, your vet can determine what, if any, medications might be helpful.



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