Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
Anxiety & other annoying behaviors....
Pumpkin has been 'testing' our house (we are thinking of adopting her), for a few weeks now, she is an absolute love, but at the same time annoying as heck. She has separation anxiety I think, I have to stand right there while she eats if I move she will follow me, she has to be right there when we eat, jumps on the table/desk etc, even if I feed her while we are eating. She doesn't take no for an answer. I REALLY REALLY want her to stay, but if she doesn't knock it off, no way hubby's going to let her, she 'climbs' up us with her legs even though we have trimmed her nails. She has 5 other kitties (well 3 since DeeJay & Cedes are in solitary at the moment) to play with. She really likes Tigglet and it's perfect because they are the same size. How do I teach her boundaries? How do I teach her it's not okay to climb mom & dad using her claws? If you put her down, she just climbs/jumps right back up, especially if food is involved. She is such a love, she loves attention and loves to be right where we are.