Why Does My Cat Freak Out During Thunderstorms?

15th April 2024

Those stormy days may be a breath of fresh air for us, but for our feline companions, they can be a downright terrifying experience. You might find your usually confident cat hiding under the bed, yowling in fear, or pacing anxiously. But why exactly are thunderstorms such a nightmare for our furry friends?

There are a few reasons why cats react so strongly to storms:

So, what can you do to help your cat weather the storm (pun intended)? Here are a few tips:

Remember, a little understanding can go a long way. By recognizing the reasons behind your cat's fear and taking steps to create a safe and calming environment, you can help them weather the storm without feeling so freaked out.