Category Archives for Behavior

Why Do Cats Yawn

Why Do Cats Yawn?

If you’ve spent any time around cats, you’ve surely seen them yawn. You might have even seen them pandiculating. What’s pandiculation, you ask? That’s a good question. And why do cats yawn, anyway? Is yawning the same for cats as it is for human? Sit back, stretch out, have a good yawn, and we’ll answer […]

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Can Cats Kill Rats

How Do Cats Kill Rats?

Cats make fantastic pets. They’re clean, relatively independent, and give tons of love. Cats are also useful: they are well-known rodent killers. While it may be difficult for us to imagine our furry friends ruthlessly killing a mouse or a rat, the truth is that the hunting instinct is well ingrained in even the most […]

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How Do Cats Show Their Love

How Do Cats Show Love?

If you’re a cat owner, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you that your furry feline friend loves you. When your kitty is sitting on your lap, purring up a storm, what else could they be feeling? But, are cats actually capable of feeling love? If so, how exactly do they show their love? […]

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Why Do Cats Bite

Why Do Cats Bite?

While it’s not the most endearing part of cat ownership, our beloved feline friends will sometimes bite. Even though being bitten by your cat is an unpleasant experience, it’s important to determine why your cat is biting in order to figure out what to do about it. Cats bite for a variety of reasons, and […]

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Can Cats Tell If You're Pregnant

Can Cats Tell If You’re Pregnant?

Has anyone ever told you that their cat could tell they were pregnant? It’s easy find stories on the internet telling how a cat began acting differently after the mom-to-be became pregnant. Some cats apparently become unsettled, no longer sleep on the bed, and are nervous around their owners. Others kitties start being super-affectionate, sleeping […]

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Why Do Cats Roll After Mating

Why Do Cats Roll After Mating?

The vast majority of cat owners spay or neuter their cats. And for good reason! There are millions and millions of homeless cats in the United States, and as good cat owners, we try our very hardest not to contribute to this population. However, if you have intact cats that you breed accidentally or on […]

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how do cats control their tails

How Do Cats Control Their Tails?

If you spend a lot of time around cats or even just watch one for ten minutes, you can’t help but notice that cats involve their tail in about just everything they do. Swishing it around, vibrating it, or puffing it up, cats’ tails are pretty complicated affairs. How do cats make all these complex […]

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Why Do Kittens Chirp

Why Do Kittens Chirp?

Kittens make a variety of very adorable vocalizations. Almost from birth, kittens let their mother and their littermates know exactly what’s on their mind with a series of heartwarming noises. Even though we expect our kittens to meow and purr, we may be surprised to hear another noise come out of their furry little mouths: a chirp. While much of feline […]

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How Often Do Kittens Urinate

How Often Do Kittens Urinate?

When you bring home your new kitten, you’re likely to have tons of questions. And one of them may be “how often do kittens pee?” Because kittens generally use their litter box, kitten owners are at a distinct disadvantage when compared to puppy owners. If you have a dog you’ll generally have a good idea of […]

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Why Do Cats Attack for No Reason

Why Do Cats Attack for No Reason?

Have you ever been sitting on your couch, and out of nowhere your cat attacked you? Or, maybe you’ve picked up a stray cat outside that seemed really sweet at first, bet then all of a sudden it went “all claws” trying to get away from you. Cats can seem unpredictable, and it might appear […]

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