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How can I tell if my cat is bored

Oct 18, 2018

We know our cats make great companions. Sometimes it can be easy to assume cats are ‘low-maintenance’ pets because of how calm and collected they appear to be. But did you know they need affection and interaction in order to avoid boredom?

Nothing beats the feeling of snuggling up close to a purring cat, but ensuring your feline companion stays happy, healthy, and alert can sometimes require a bit of work.

So, how can you tell if your cat is suffering from boredom and how do you cater for the needs of a bored cat? This episode, we sit down with animal behaviourist Dr. Jo Righetti and find the answers to some common questions you may have about cat boredom.

Do you have a question for Dr. Jo or have your own boredom-busting tip? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below.