Bulimia, anorexia .. The cat can suffer from different eating disorders. It’s therefore important to be careful.
The cat, being unable to hunt for food in your apartment, may show some aggressiveness; that’s why play is fundamental. In addition, let him take the croquettes out of his bowl and do not require impeccable dress! This will allow him to evacuate his instinctive impulses. And to avoid the appearance of eating disorders.
It is common in cats who are bored or exercise less during the day. Overconsumption of foods that are too fat is also to be blamed. The cat eats for entertainment, for pleasure as it hunts. Weight gain can be fast.
The cat does not eat anymore. Apart from all medical causes, this disorder can have a psychological origin. Changes in one’s environment or habits (the death of one’s master, a repo, etc.) can be important sources of anxiety. The cat can also try to attract the attention of his master. In this case, do not hesitate to caress him during meals to reassure him.
Feeding behavior may persist in adulthood. It’s common in frustrated orphaned kittens.
This disorder consists in eating non-food substances: wool, rubber bands … Anxiety is often at the origin of this behavior.