Cat Fight!

A recent survey found that 80 percent of household cats hiss at each other, and even more will swat their paws. These complaints of feline aggression, and others, are on the rise and may be a result of the “potato-chip” syndrome – cat owners that just can’t stop at one. Cats are social animals, but people forget that they also need their space. Multiple cat households don’t always allow for adequate distancing during a conflict. In this podcast, Dr. Jacqueline Neilson, owner of the Animal Behavior Clinic in Portland, Ore., offers tips on how to limit aggression between household cats.