ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Stress Relief Coat For Cats

Updated on January 27, 2015
Source

What Causes Stress in Cats

When new visitors come into your home, does that cause your cat to go hide under the bed or in other places? Or does bringing a new kitten or a new baby home cause your cat to be stressed? Your cat ends up hissing at the kitten or stands at a distance away from the baby. New people and new pets cause a cat to become stressed because they are unfamiliar to them. And besides being territorial, cats are naturally solitary animals.

Moving into a new home causes stress to your cat because the surroundings are new. Cats do not like change. They are routine. Taking a cat in a car ride stresses them. My cat meows almost the whole time when I take her to the vet. Again, that's because it is new to her. And some cats get motion sickness while traveling in a car. And of course Illness will cause a cat to feel stressed.

Symptoms of Stress

Your cat pulls out its fur

It hides under the bed or in other places

It urinates outside of the litter box

It meows excessively

It has decreased energy and a loss of appetite

It can show signs of aggression

How the Calm Cat Anti Anxiety & Stress Relief Coat Works

The design of the coat applies a gentle, constant pressure on the cat's torso, and this pressure has a calming effect for most cats. It works like acupressure. Pressure is put on other animals to calm them, {for example cattle}. The coat has to fit snuggly to work. If it's too loose the cat may work its way out of it. The coat has a velcro closure which makes it easy to put on and take off and it is machine washable.

The coat is a safer alternative to using other methods of calming your cat. It doesn't contain pheromones or drugs. For example, those cat calming sprays contain pheromones. Pheromones contain alcohol and if your cat ingests the wet spray, that can cause stomach upset.

What Size Coat Does my Cat Need?

Size large is for cats 16" to 25" and weighing more than 13 pounds.

Size Medium is for cats 12" to 17" and weighing 9 to 13 pounds.

Size small is for cats 8" to 14" and weighing less than 9 pounds.

A relaxed, stress-free cat

Source
Source

Have You Tried The Stress Relief Coat or Thundershirt On Your Cat?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)