My cat is driving me crazy, Any type of plasic, he licks. It doesn't end there. He licks me, blankets, anything!! This is new for him. He is about 10 years old, recently diagnosed with a thyroid problem and is on medication and prescription food.
I've read a ton of different reasons for why they do it but none on how to stop it. Any suggestions?
Miss Hildiekatt likes to lick the straps of those reusable poly fabric grocery totes. This behavior started after the move from Illinois, so I think its a comfort to her, no harm being done. Likely smells Anita and me on the handles.
I agree w/ CML that since this is a new behavior for your kitty, this is more than likely due to being hyperthyroid. He's trying to get something his body senses that he is missing to make up for the imbalance.
Pip, I agree w/ you that Hildie is probably licking to make herself feel secure with her move to MD.
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