Vacation and Separation Anxiety in Cats


Excessive vocalization, destructive behavior, house soiling, and loss of appetite are all common signs of separation anxiety in cats.

How to reduce

There are a number of things you can do to help your cat cope with separation anxiety, such as providing them with a safe and comfortable space

Tips for leaving 

If you are unable to take your cat with you on vacation, there are a few things you can do to make their stay at home as stress-free as possible.

Hire a qualified cat sitter

A qualified cat sitter will be able to provide your cat with companionship, food, water, and exercise while you are away.

Create a safe 

Provide your cat with a safe and comfortable space to retreat to when they are feeling anxious.

Leave behind a familiar scent

Leaving behind a familiar scent, such as a worn t-shirt or blanket, can help to comfort your cat while you are away.

Gradually desensitize

Gradually desensitizing your cat to your absences can help them to adjust to being left alone.

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