Anxiety can be an all too familiar feeling for a person struggling with a stressful situation or battling a series of emotional life events.
While we’re able to talk our issues through with a loved one or seek professional help, it’s not that simple for our beloved felines.
They can’t pick up the phone and ask you to come home if they’re scared, and they won’t come out and tell you if something in their life is worrying them.
That doesn’t mean cat anxiety isn’t a real condition though. It’s very real, and it can be extremely serious.
Anxiety in pets can manifest itself in a variety of symptoms — some subtle, some more obvious. We, as pet parents, need to be alert to these signs, because the longer the issue goes untreated, the more far-reaching the long-term health implications can be.