Published by: Ingrid King. Last Updated on: November 1, 2022 by Crystal Uys
I’ve never understood complaints about a cat being too “clingy.” Ruby was my “velcro cat.” If she had had her way, she would have been glued to me 24/7 – and I treasured every moment and would give anything to have more of that. Honestly, I can’t really imagine that a cat wanting my attention would ever bother me, but there may be situations when a cat parent might need a little distance. Maybe your cat won’t leave you alone at night? Maybe he keeps interfering with your work? Inverse talked to multiple cat experts about why some cats are more clingy than others and how to set healthy boundaries and offers some great tips for different situations. Click here to read Can I get my cat to leave me alone at night? How to set healthy boundaries.
If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Monday, we discussed whether apps for cats encourage playtime or whether they’re a bad idea, on Tuesday, we featured an elevated food bowl, on Wednesday, we announced the 3rd annual Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day, on Thursday, we featured a high-sided litter box, and on Friday, we paid tribute to Dorjee Purr-ba.
Today’s video seemed appropriate, given that tomorrow is Easter. What an unusual friendship!
Have a great weekend!
About the author
Ingrid King is an award-winning author, former veterinary hospital manager, and veterinary journalist who is passionate about cats.