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DragonitesRule Wed 18-Jan-17 16:58:34

We have adopted a lovely wee girl, was hand reared as her mother was run over by a car at approximately 5 days old. She is now coming up to 6months and we have a problem with ongoing biting, this can be when she's picked up/stroked/cuddled sad. She also attacks our dog at every possible opportunity, leaping at her as she walks passed, and is regularly taking out chunks of fur.

She is being spayed on Friday.

It's getting me down a bit as she is lovely in many ways, she just won't stop biting. Any ideas apart from nit picking her up/not stroking her/walking away/squealing?

TIA

rumblingDMexploitingbstds Wed 18-Jan-17 17:00:24

They do this grin

It'll calm down as she gets older. Mine were monsters as teenagers, and chilled out about the year old stage, but the pouncing, biting, grabbing your wrist/toes..... it's just play and cat normality.

notMarlene Wed 18-Jan-17 17:02:28

yy it's normal. Unfortunately. Has to do with teething.

Wolfiefan Wed 18-Jan-17 17:03:23

Give her things she can bite! Ours had a feathery toy on a stick. Also play with her at a distance! Laser pointer for pets (mind eyes!) is good. Kong kickeroo is good for them to murder! Scrunched up newspaper into a ball.

DragonitesRule Wed 18-Jan-17 17:14:52

Forgot to attach obligatory photo!

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 18-Jan-17 18:04:40

This is normal. It will pass.

She's a beautiful looking girl.

DragonitesRule Wed 18-Jan-17 19:43:13

She's a naughty torty! Stroppy madam. Do feel sorry for the dog though-she is so patient and never bites back bless her.

rumblingDMexploitingbstds Wed 18-Jan-17 20:33:24

She's gorgeous! Beautiful girl.

Rollypoly100 Wed 18-Jan-17 22:09:05

She's beautiful! Torties have strong personalities (apparently). Gratuitous pic of our Torbie girl.

TheCakes Thu 19-Jan-17 23:12:20

Ozzy is a bitey little monkey too. He's 6 months. He's better since he had the snip, but he still gets a bit carried away a couple of times a day.
Good job he's cute!

RockyBird Thu 19-Jan-17 23:14:33

When my kitten bit I just bit her back. She soon learned.

DragonitesRule Fri 20-Jan-17 07:59:21

Gorgeous kitties! Yes, have heard that torties have tortitude! Her operation is today and she is currently bemoaning her fate as can't have breakfast! Fingers crossed it helps settle the biting!

Kadena127 Fri 20-Jan-17 08:38:42

Mines a boy and he does same. He is about 6 months now so I reckon once he has been neutered next week he will start calming down

Kadena127 Fri 20-Jan-17 08:38:45

Mines a boy and he does same. He is about 6 months now so I reckon once he has been neutered next week he will start calming down

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