If a cat is ignoring its scratching post in favor of furniture, the problem might be that the post is top-heavy and unstable, says veterinarian Molly Farrell. Aggressiveness, frequent vomiting, litter box issues and restlessness can be easily addressed in some cases, but they may be signs of an underlying health condition and should be brought to a veterinarian's attention if they persist, say Dr. Farrell and veterinarian Leslie Brooks.
Simple fixes can curb some cats' behavior problems
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