Q. My 2 year old black male cat has a biting issue, his twin brother is the victim. He chases and fights with him. He is very vocal too. Please advise.

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A. Some rough play is normal, however if one of your cats is actively harming the other then it can be a major cause of stress (for both cats). Having separate areas where each cat can get away from the other safely can help to reduce fighting and stress. A pheromone diffuser (such as Fel-i-way) can also help decrease stress and fighting behavior among cats. The pheromone is a natural calmer and can either be given on a collar worn by one or both cats, or used as a plug-in diffuser in common rooms your cats share.

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