Behavior correction

Cats are mysterious creatures with individual quirks. 4 Paws provides the following information to help you better understand feline behavior and provide the best possible care for your cat. Please use this information to supplement advice from your veterinarian. If you notice any change in your cat’s behavior, consult with your veterinarian first to exclude a physical ailment as the reason for the behavior change.

Tips to resolve common cat behavior issues:

Fearful cats:
Inappropriate urination & spraying/marking (litter box issues)
Feline House-Soiling: Useful Information for Cat Owners
Solving litter box issues and
Preventing litter box issues with training:
Removing pet stains and odors: CLICK HERE
Aggression & fearfulness
Aggression towards people:
Managing kitty’s rough play:
Tips to resolve common cat behavior issues: CLICK HERE
Destructive scratching
Destructive scratching:
Training your cat to use the scratch post:
What is declawing?:
SoftPaws: Nail caps for cats
How to trim your cat’s claws:
Cats and kids
Cats and babies:
Cats and children:
Understanding your talkative cat:

Cat behavior/tips from other organizations:

American Association of Feline Practitioners (


Best Friends Animal Society

Cat Behaviorist: Jackson Galaxy (the “Cat Daddy”)

If you have any questions, please call us at (623) 876-8778 or (623) 773-2246

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Youngtown Adoption Shelter
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Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11129 W Michigan Ave
Youngtown, AZ 85363
Peoria Shelter
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Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

10807 N 96th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345