What is petting-induced aggression?
Petting-induced aggression common problem many cat owners experiences. One minute you are enjoying some time petting your cat and all of a sudden he turns around takes a bite or swipe and then runs off and hides.
The cause of this behaviour is unknown although it is thought that some cats can only accept a certain amount of petting before becoming uncomfortable.
Being taken away from their mother and siblings can lead to a number of behavioural problems, which highlights the importance of not adopting a cat until he or she is a minimum of 10-12 weeks.