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my kittens collar got messed up and i tried to fix it but it was one of those moments that he didnt want to be bothered. i probably should have left it alone until he was in his snuggly mood but i gave him his toy to bite on so he wouldnt bite on me, but since he didnt want me to touch him he just kept on biting me. i kept on trying but he kept on getting more agitated. now his ears are pressed back when he sees me and he attacks my feet. i decided to leave the room to let him cool off a bit. im wondering when i should try again. :(
 

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The *instant* he starts biting, you must STOP what you are doing and go completely limp. By continuing to struggle with him, you only put him into an even more agitated state. Finally, you left him alone, which was exactly what he wanted; in other words, you gave him a big reward for biting.

*You* have to be completely consistent in not allowing biting behavior. Never punish or push or tap or swat or do anything physical or aggressive, it will only make it worse. Now is the time to get this under control, while he is still young enough to learn easily.
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Cheers,
Dr. Jean
 

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The instant one of mine starts bitting I put my finger on their nose say
"NO" in a very sharp tone and put them down. Once they start bitting you have to stop the process.
 

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ive been making the mistake of pushing him away which makes him want to do it even more. thank you so much for the advice.
 
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