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This may be counter intuitive, but the best thing you can do is ignore the noise. What usually happens is something like this: The dog hears a noise that she doesn't know how to deal with. She looks at you for guidance. Is this dangerous? You see her looking at you and talk to her to calm her down. She doesn't understand a single word of what you say, but ...


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Your cat is scared because her instincts interpreted the loud noise as a threat in her territory, but being unable to identify what that threat was, she is also unable to determine that it is now gone. The fact you were holding her when the threat appeared may have had her associate it with you, which is unfortunate, but hopefully it returning when you weren’...


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What you want to do is slowly acclimate them to your presence, start putting out food in a specific place and a specific time, if you haven't already been doing that, and choose a place somewhat nearby but not too close to that spot and sit there when you feed then, slowly move these places closer together until they are comfortable with you being next to ...


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I know this is an old post but we figured out what happened. Due to the way she runs and “cuts” when making sharp turns, she blew out her ACL. We didn’t find out until she started limping afterwards and took her to the vet. After surgery and everything she still likes to play even today but not this game anymore. Now it’s a simple jog out there and catch the ...


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It takes time to establish trust with cats, especially if they are abused or separated from their mother too young. Three months is still young to be separated from the mother and her littermates but I would not say it is too young. Still, you need to give her some space for her to get used to you. Never pick her up unless you absolutely have to. People ...


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