Saturday, December 6, 2014
So is this how we now have to feed the kittens?
Lena is still pretty food possessive when it comes to being fed wet food. Lori just sits there and watches her eat until Lena walks away. The downside of this method is that when Lena figures out Lori is eating, she will walk over and want to eat some more. On one hand this is good because Lena needs to put on a little weight; on the other I do not like to encourage good aggression on any level, kittens need to share.
I originally tried two bowls, but no matter which bowl Lori ate out of Lena needed to eat out of that bowl, and it did not matter that the food was the exact same stuff (out of the same can). I tried moving one bowl further away from the other, it didn't help. I tried holding Lena back but Lori knew the score and waited for Lena to come and eat.
Apparently across the room and on a completely different level was the key. I hope I don't have to keep doing this.. Lori REALLY needs some self confidence.. she is severely lacking in that department. I am doing what I can but it seems she is perfectly okay with being the wallflower.