Q. 3 yr old cat, now living indoors but has been terrorised by big birds since a kitten. Is friendly but jumps at every noise. Have had her only one week

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A. There are many things that can be used to help highly anxious cats to settle in and become more confident in their surroundings. Pheromone products, natural supplements containing tryptophan and b vitamins and the use of Calm diet (royal canin) can all help. Plenty of safe, covered hiding places will also make him feel more secure

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