Only females are spayed. I dont want to overfeed her with treats but at the same time I want her to stop this hissing behavior. When your cats bites , even lightly, it is saying please stop. Hissing "rude". One minute they do not want to be petted at all and then another minute they do want to be petted. If the cat is the single cat in the household, you may want to adopt another cat for company. Last night my cat was hissing at me when I tried to pet her around her back/tail area. Some cats simply need more human attention. You need to take a course in “cat language “. This morning, I could not find her anywhere. 1. If your cat is constantly following you around, getting in your way, preventing you from getting anything done, then you have a cat who loves you. He is such a lovable little guy on his terms. She's only attempt to scratch me one time during the hissing behavior. If your cat does not like to be petted, or held, or picked up, hissing may be his way of letting you know. Listen to your cat. He is nuetered not spayed. I feel like I may have to give her a treat everytime she's by the bedroom door lol. Why does your cat lightly bite you (and sometimes hisses) when you pet him even though he enjoys it and wants you to continue? Or, something might have scared her like a noise outside or inside or maybe she sat on a sticker. Your cat is giving off mixed signals. Was eating very little, just a couple morsels. It’s never painful as it never breaks the skin and it seems like there’s no intention to actually hurt me. His aggression has improved significantly since we first brought him home, but he will still growl and hiss if he doesn’t want to be petted or touched. Foolish to apply human labels to a feral cat by: Anonymous A cat living in feral conditions is a wild animal, not your pet. Your cat flattening its ears or whisking its tail back and forth quickly can also be signs that it's uncomfortable or scared. Otherwise, try to schedule special times for playing, lap-cuddling, and petting for these cats. That cat deals with weather, vermin predators (such as owls, foxes, coyotes, etc); starvation, sleep deprivation; disease and countless forms of cruel illnesses and death. When my cat got a bladder infection, she growled at me. The warning hiss. Two cats who haven’t been properly introduced yet may hiss at one another as a way to say “stay away from me!” She ran away from me and just sat in a corner not wanting to be bothered. A mother cat may hiss to defend her kittens from intruders. Cats like routine, and if they know that lap time is coming soon, chances are they'll leave you alone. My cat Abby gets very jealous anytime I talk on the phone. He is very open and vulnerable to you exposing his belly as he does and playfully seeking your attention. Cats want to be close to their humans and also want to be their focal point. She never hisses. 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