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Having a behavior issue with your pet? We’ve all been there! After 100+ years and tens of thousands of adoptions, we’ve learned a few things and are happy to share. Browse our library for help with common behavior issues.

Featured Tips from HSHV's Behavior Specialists

5 things to have before bringing a kitten home

5 things to have before bringing a kitten home

It's kitten season, and we're welcoming adopters a plenty! Besides lots of love and a ...
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How to meet a cat

How to meet a cat

We know the rules on how to meet a dog we don’t know. But what ...
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Are my kitties playing or fighting?

Are my kitties playing or fighting?

Have you recently adopted a pair of cats or kittens, or added a new cat ...
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Training your... cat?

Training your… cat?

More and more, cat owners are understanding that there’s more to living with a cat ...
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Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

It’s a long contested question, one that we’re getting closer to being able to answer, ...
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Cat got the zoomies? Should you be concerned?

Cat got the zoomies? Should you be concerned?

Most people are familiar with the concept of dog “zoomies,” but it’s not as widely ...
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4 things everyone should consider before adopting a second (or third...) cat

4 things everyone should consider before adopting a second (or third…) cat

Thinking of adding a cat or kitten to your feline crew at home? Here are ...
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Scared cat

When Problems Arise With Your New Cat

It’s not uncommon to see some quirky or concerning behavior not long after bringing your ...
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Tips for Resolving Litterbox Problems

Tips for Resolving Litterbox Problems

Why Do Some Cats Eliminate Outside the Litter Box? Litter box use problems in cats ...
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Cat in suitcase

Choosing a place to board your pet

Choosing a safe and responsible boarding home or facility for your beloved pet is an ...
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