Ask A Vet: Why Is My Cat So Reactive When Something Startles Him?

Every cat lover has had it happen. You reach out to touch your cat and seem to startle her and she really jumps. She might even run away. We even have jokes about how jumpy cats can be because they don’t just react a little bit – they seem to react violently. Ever wonder why cats are so reactive? We know that cats can smell, hear, and see better than we can, and this must mean that something unsettling is actually more … Read more