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Examples Of A Dog Humping A Cat

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If you have caught your dog humping your cat, you might have a million questions. For example, “Is it normal behavior?” and “How to stop this?” Fortunately for you, you’ve found the right place to look for answers.
Dogs sometimes do things that look disgusting and unnatural to a mere human. Like snuffing buts or eating poop. But is it normal for a dog to hump a cat? It certainly looks disturbing, especially if it’s a common occurrence. And it could cause you a lot of embarrassment if it happens while you’re having guests.
So, let’s talk first about the driving force behind this behavior.
Why dogs hump?
At first, when you see your dog mounting the cat, your initial thought is about sex, right? Of course, humping is a natural part of the sexual
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Is it during playtime? Then he is probably overexcited and overstimulated. Is the cat not paying him any attention? Lucky might also be trying to engage the lazy feline to play with him.
It’s also possible that your furry friend is trying to show the cat who the boss is and establish his dominance. But overexcitement is much more likely.
The important thing is that if the cat doesn’t mind, e.g., there is no hissing, scratching and growling, you shouldn’t worry. It’s completely normal. Just let Rover have his fun or try to redirect him to a more appropriate object.
How to prevent humping?
Even though humping is a natural behavior, the object of the humping, in our case your cat, might not be pleased with the attention she is getting. And someone might get hurt if the dog doesn’t leave the cat at peace. Or if he tries to hump a strange dog.
So what can you do to stop or at least limit this behavior? Here are some tips:
- Neuter/spay your dog if you haven’t done so. If you neuter your pet on time, there is a huge chance that he will stop humping if his behavior is sexually related.
- Provide enough stimulations so that your dog doesn’t have too much excess
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