Category Archives: Separation Anxiety

Help For Cats With Separation Anxiety

Cats with separation anxiety are often anxious because they're bord.

Cats with separation anxiety are often anxious because they’re bored.

I never thought much about cats with separation anxiety until a client wrote to me about Max. The poor, sweet girl would wander around her condo carrying her catnip banana and crying when her “dad” left for work.

As if this wasn’t heartbreaking enough, Max’s people were planning a week-long vacation. Would she cry the whole time they were gone? I didn’t think so, but I did give my client some suggestions for dealing with Max’s daily separation anxiety. More on that in a minute…

For A Cat With Separation Anxiety, Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow