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Stress - managing stressful situations

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Stress - managing stressful situations

Anxiety and fear are both negative emotions that can contribute towards distress in cats. Anxiety is an emotional state that occurs in anticipation of a real or perceived threat, where the individual’s safety or wellbeing is compromised. Fear is an emotional state in response to an immediate and known adverse event or challenging situation. It can be difficult to differentiate between these two emotions in cats because we cannot know how a cat is feeling. We do not know whether a cat is anxious about something that might happen, or something that is actually happening because we cannot ask it. However, both anxiety and fear are associated with high levels or arousal and unpleasant experiences.

How can I tell when my cat is anxious?

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What effect does anxiety have on my cat?

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How can I help my cat feel less anxious when traveling?

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How do I reduce the stress for my cat when moving house?

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How can I make my cat less anxious when we go to the veterinary practice?

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My cat does not like being stroked – what can I do?

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How do I help my cat get used to new things?

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I want to get a new pet – how do I help my cat adjust?

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How can I help my cat adjust to my new baby?

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How can I make my cat less afraid of fireworks?

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