Cats are predators and have a natural hunting instinct. Even though your cat doesn't have to hunt for food, their natural instincts to do so won't go away. It's perfectly normal for cats to practice their hunting skills and you therefore need to make sure you provide an acceptable outlet for this behaviour.
A couple of play sessions each day will give your cat opportunity to get rid of a little bit of energy and to practice their hunting skills. There are loads of toys to choose from on the market and, in my experience, the wands with a fish or mouse attached to a long string at the end seem to go down well. Drag the toy it in front of your cat, alternating between slow pulls and sudden jerks and let him/her stalk and pounce on the toy instead of you.
If kitty becomes over-excited, tone down the play session a little. If he/she bites or scratches you, immediately say "OUCH" loudly, walk away and ignore them. Stopping a fun play session is a great way to teach your cat that rough behaviour and biting you is not acceptable.
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