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Food is a vital resource and a survival mechanism for all species, but what happens when your delightful cat becomes a tiger at mealtimes?

Food aggression is common in dogs with minimal occurrences reported in cats. Aggression towards food in cats’ manifests as resource guarding and is subtle in most situations with serious contribution to obesity, heart disease and other chronic problems.

In this article for We’re All About Cats , we explore reasons of food obsession, investigate psychogenic abnormal feeding behaviour, and offer practical solutions for better health and welfare of cats and owners.

 

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