If you are concerned about your cat it is best for your vet to check your pet to make sure that there isn't an underlying medical condition that is causing your pets behaviour. Once it has been established that your cat's condition is behavioural your vet will refer you to a behaviourist.
A behaviourist is a qualified expert that will consult with you and assess your cat and environment and work with you in developing a program to help you and your animal. Below is an overview of some behaviourists. Your vet will refer you to someone in your area.
David Appleby - An animal behaviour counsellor at the Pet Behaviour Centre, Defford, Worcs. He lectures in the UK and abroad on pet behaviour therapy and is the author of many behaviour booklets.
Claire Bessant - Chief executive of the Feline Advisory Bureau, a charity dedicated to the welfare and health of cats and is a wealth of feline resources and information. She is agony aunt to 'Your Cat' magazine and author of many books including The Cat Whisperer, How to talk to your cat, The Ultrafit Older Cat and Perfect Kitten. She also helped set up the European Society of Feline Medicine.
Vicky Halls - A member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, she specialises in the study of feline behaviour problems and recieves referrals from vets all over the South East of England. She is the successful author of many cat behaviour books including 'Cat Confidential' and 'Cat Counsellor'.
Sarah Heath - Vet and cat behaviour counsellor. She is the author of many cat related books including 'Why Does My Cat...' and is a contributor for 'Your Cat' and 'Your Dog' magazines.
Peter Neville - A cat behaviour counsellor, a chartered member of the Institute of Animal Care Education and has lectured on pet behaviour in many countries. He co-presented the video 'All You Need To Know About Cats' and is the author of the international bestseller 'Do Cats Need Shrinks', 'Claws and Purrs' and 'The Perfect Kitten'.
Sarah Whitehead - Sarah is a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, specialising in cats. She runs many behavioural clinics and runs many educational courses to those interested in animal behaviour. She has authored and co-authored many books on pet behaviour and contributes to many pet magazines. She is also a director of the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology.
The reason for your cat's behaviour maybe due to an underlying medical reason. If you are concerned about your cat, always consult your vet or a cat behaviourist for professional, qualified advice.