Cats’ tendency to hide when scared

Do you ever notice your feline friend disappearing when they’re feeling scared or anxious? It’s a common behavior among cats to seek out hiding spots when they’re feeling overwhelmed. This instinct dates back to their wild ancestors, who would hide to protect themselves from predators.

If your cat is hiding more than usual, it’s important to create a safe and secure environment for them. Make sure they have access to their favorite hiding spots, such as cozy blankets or cardboard boxes. Avoid forcing them out of their hiding spot, as this can increase their stress levels.

Providing a quiet and calm space for your cat to retreat to can help them feel more secure. Consider using pheromone diffusers or calming sprays to create a soothing atmosphere.

Remember, every cat is unique, and it’s essential to respect their need for space when they’re feeling scared. By understanding and supporting their hiding behavior, you can help your feline friend feel safe and secure in their home.

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