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Old April 17th, 2013, 07:23 AM
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I totally feel your pain (and understand that feeling of rage)! I have a nighttime yowler myself, Aztec, but his is due to a combo of cognitive disfunction, deafness, and diabetes.

I know you say Twiggy has been to the vet, but has her T4 level been checked recently? Increased yowling can sometimes be a symptom of hyperthyroidism.

What about increasing Twiggy's playtime just before bed? A good session of chasing a furry or feathery wand toy, or laser pointer if she prefers that, followed by a bedtime snack, might help her sleep through the night better.

Feline behaviourist Pam Johnson-Bennett talks about cats and meowing on her website:

Good luck!
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