Alright, I'm convinced Jacob has turned two due to the stereotypical terrible twos toddlers go through.
As people probably know, we adopted him at around 1 1/2 (don't know exact age as birthdate was unknown) and it's been a few months since adoption and the little devil has taken off.
He'll switch from being an absolute crazy pants to this:
His favourite spot to snooze while I'm up late doing homework.
He is just an all around great, wacky cat and we're so happy we adopted him. We just have on problem though. He's a bit of a biter, with some huge canines.
No joke, he has the biggest teeth I've ever seen on a cat, with a fairly strong bite to boot.
He basically does some love nips while falling asleep and you're petting him, which don't hurt, he basically just opens his mouth and puts some pressure on your hand and then stops. He also does what I call some drive by nips, where if he wants to play and you're just sitting there, he'll run by and nip at your legs. This are a little harder, but still not so bad.
The biggest issue is, when you're sitting on the floor, and your arm is covered with a sweater or glove, he just attacks (like playfighting, no signs of aggression YET) where his bites are a harder, and tend to hurt, though he doesn't use his claws at all, which we can be thankful for.
I'm convinced he developed this bad habit of play fighting from his previous home and the shelter, because he was in one of those pet stores that give our shelter more room to take in cats, and the pet store worker mentioned something about rough housing with him.
I was hoping for some tips on how to get him out of this bad habit of play fighting and biting. I mean, we don't mind it at all right now, and he hasn't done any of this to guests who visit, but we want it to stay that way, as most people we know aren't even cat people to begin with. We don't want this lovely boy to be a reason for people to hate cats even more.
So any tips on how you got your cat out of biting would be great!