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kitty biting at the cording of my ($600.00) mattress through the sheet...I had posted about him biting holes in my slipcovers....


Can't anyone tell me why he might be doing this? Do cats lose baby teeth and he's needing something to bite on? What do I give him if this is the case? He's a year and a couple of months old...
 

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well, his baby teeth are long gone, thats all i know. they lose them at 5-6 months. i remember, cause i found one of cujo's teeth and brought it to the vet, cause i was worried. :roll:
 

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So is it weird that I had Stormy while she was 5-6 months but never saw any of those teeth? I never noticed anything changing in her mouth either. Weird.
Lorraine, have you tried spraying Feliway on the things you want him to leave alone? That's the only thing I can think to try right now, others may have more ideas.
 

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hi
when my kitten was 4-6 months I found 3 teeth when they fell out, though this is the first time I have seen this in a kitten
I think they usually swallow them whilst eating

my kitten attacked my arm, and was biting,, then I saw some blood and thought 'weird he hasn't broken my skin' then noticed a tooth on my arm ie the blood was from him

another time he attacked his soft toy, and a tooth flew out of his mouth


does feliway work to stop cats scratching things then, I thought it was more for behaviour and aggression

our 2 cats are wrecking the divan bed (the only piece of furniture in the house that belongs to the landlord typically)
admittedly it was a bit wrecked before (previous tenants has 2 cats) so don't think he will mind much, but it is getting quite bad
I wondered if Feliway would work

may give it a go
 

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Most cats will grow out of the biting/chewing phase. Mine still bites and chews but nowhere near as much as he used to. Also try a firm NO! and stomp your foot when you see him biting anything. If that stops him from biting at the time, maybe doing it repeatedly will reduce the problem.

Good luck to you.
 

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The Feliway says it can work to make cats not scratch things, you just spray where you don't want them to scratch. I got some Feliway and tried it out on the edge of the couch where my cats like to scratch, which I usually see them do every other day at least. It has been several days since I sprayed the corner of the couch with Feliway and so far they have left it alone! :shock: They go for the scratch post every time! Hopefully this is not a fluke!
 
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