Shy Cats

Gray cat with head and paw sticking out of a cardboard box
Give your cat a box!Cats who have boxes have lower stress levels than cats who do not have boxes. Here’s why:...Read More
This gray-and-white cat is shy around strangers, but he gets over his fear more quickly now.
Cats can be shy around strangers for several reasons. A common reason is lack of experience with visitors when the cats were kittens....Read More
A shy tabby cat
“Shy” is a word that many people use to describe dogs and cats who are fearful....Read More
Cat hiding in a nook within a cat tree
Shelter environments are often stressful for cats, causing many of them to shut down and become nervous around people and other animals....Read More
Cat in a cloud shaped formation part of a cat tree, peeking out a round hole
Shy cats have our hearts. Here’s our favorite, mind-blowing tip to help them: Provide lots of hiding spots for your shy cat....Read More
three shorthair domestic cats, who used to be scared of one another, comfortably gathered together around a person
Is your cat scared of your dog, another cat, or other pets?...Read More
black cat sitting with a person
Just as in humans, all cats have some degree of normal fear when they hear loud, sudden, or strange noises. It's a survival instinct....Read More