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Squeak’s Journey With Anxiety in Cats

Inspiring Pet Tails 3 min read

Spraying indoors is one of the tell-tale signs of anxiety in cats. Stressed cats can have emotional distress, aggressive behaviors, and other health issues if the root causes are not addressed soon enough. Squeak’s furparents had to learn this the hard way about half a year ago when they looked for us for help.

Read more to learn what caused Squeak to urine-mark his house and the causes and symptoms of cat anxiety.

Common Causes for Cat Anxiety

There may be a variety of reasons for cat stress. For Squeak, his behavioral changes seemed to be caused by conflicts with outdoor neighbor cats. Despite his furparents doing everything they could to keep them away, this sweet 8-year-old kitty felt threatened by these four-legged trespassers and sprayed in response. 

Life circumstances can also cause anxiety in cats. For example, changes in their safe space can be really upsetting. Moving to a new place is stressful even for humans, imagine being a small kitty having to deal with the loud noises of furniture moving and people coming in and out of the house. Being away from pet parents for a while may also create separation anxiety in cats.

Some other underlying reasons may also be the culprit. Exposure to something toxic or infections that may affect the nervous system, an aging brain, and traumatic experiences, are only some examples.

Symptoms of Cats with Anxiety

Even though each pet has their unique way of showing anxiety, here are some common signs that we may often see in stressed cats:

  • Having tense body language or freezing
  • Biting or clawing at things
  • Hiding more than usual 
  • Over-grooming
  • Ears pinned back
  • Inappropriate urination
  • Tail tucked between legs

If your kitty has any of these symptoms, even just subtly, it is best to talk with a vet as soon as possible to rule out any health concerns. Cats cannot talk to us about how they feel, so as pet parents, we should be extra cautious to give them the best life.

Natural Support for Cats with Anxiety

To help ease his anxiety, Squeak started taking Matricalm. This calming formula includes herbs like Chamomile, Valerian, and Passion Flower known to help induce relaxation. 

With the correct dosage, this herb can do wonders without any side effects.

Chamomile can help with anxiety, indigestion, and inflammation. With the correct dosage, this herb can do wonders without any side effects. Valerian has properties that can help calm the nerves and promote physical relaxation. Passion Flower helps relax the muscles and helps provide anti-inflammatory properties.

Squeak’s Improvement

After months of taking Matricalm consistently, we received this ameowzing news from Squeak’s furparents!

We decided to add this when it was really bad. He has been doing great with this product and his marking only happens every once in a blue moon now. He also used to randomly pin Dory down which hasn’t happened in over 6months! It is super easy to give – just put 0.5mls in his food twice a day and because this guy would eat 💩 on a stick because he eats so fast he will eat anything if it’s in a dish 😂

We are sooo happy for little Squeak! We appreciate his heroism in protecting his furmily and home from uninvited four-legged guests, but he won’t need to lose his cool over the neighbour cats anymore.

You can follow Squeak’s shenanigans and his bread business with other cat siblings on their Instagram page at @hipsspecialneeds_andhersquad.


We love to receive news like this from pet parents near and far. We are always here to help if you have any questions about natural support for your pet’s stress and anxiety. Feel free to tap on the link below to reach out to one of our pet experts!

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Published: July 18, 2022

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