Category Archives for Behavior

What Do Cats Hate?

Everyone who has a cat knows that each cat has their own unique personality. All cats have their preferences, whether it is different foods or different places where they like (and don’t like) to be stroked. But what do cats hate? Like, really, really hate? Well, the answer will depend largely from feline to feline. […]

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Why do cats eat grass

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Got a cat munching on the lawn? Or perhaps ruining your plants? In our previous articles, we’ve established that cats are obligate carnivores who rely mainly on a high-protein, meat-based diet. So, then why do these little carnivores go up and chew on grass, the answer might surprise you! In this article, we’ll cover the following: […]

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Why do cats dig

Why Do Cats Dig?

While dogs are generally considered the diggers of the animal kingdom, most cat owners know that cats like to dig around a bit, too. Whether it’s in their litter box, outside in your garden, or in your potted plants, cats like to dig! The reasons behind this behavior are mostly evolutionary. Historically speaking, digging is […]

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can cats have autism

Can Cats Have Autism?

Have you ever wondered if your cat has autism? Maybe your cat sometimes stares into space, or perhaps they keep running around the house over and over again for no apparent reason. But does your cat just have a unique personality or are they actually on the autism spectrum? In this article we’ll cover the […]

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Why do kittens shake

Why Do Kittens Shake?

It’s hard to understand what’s going on when you get a new kitten. One of the most common things reported by new kitten owners is trembling and shaking. Sometimes this can be caused by something as simple as fear or it can be more complex such as inadequate food intake. In this article we will […]

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why do cats wander

Why Do Cats Wander?

Have you noticed that sometimes you can’t find your cat in the backyard? Have they been missing for hours or even days but then show up perfectly fine? Cats are notorious for wandering off from their home and owners. They have incredible navigation skills and a complex desire to fulfill their instinctual behaviors that actually […]

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how often do cats urinate

How Often Do Cats Urinate?

So you’ve notice your cat is now urinating outside the litter box? Or perhaps you’re finding your shoes drenched in feline urine. What do you do?  Well, we have all been there. I personally own a rescue cat who urinates a lot and found out that she had been targeting my bed spreads as well. […]

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Why Do Cats Make Good Pets?

Do you consider yourself a cat person? Do you have friends who say dogs make the best pets? Maybe you know people who have other types of pets, like ferrets, snakes or even fish. There a many different kinds of animals people keep as pets, and many might argue their species of pet is the […]

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Why Do Cats Have Tails?

Fluffy, long, and expressive: most cat owners know that our feline friends use their tails for a variety of different things. When they’re annoyed, they flick their tails to and fro and when they are happy they hold them up high. And if you dare to pet your cat on their tail, or, even worse, give […]

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why do cats put ears back

Why Do Cats Put Their Ears Back?

Every creature on God’s good Earth has a way of communicating to the rest of the world.  As humans use the spoken word, cats use their body language.  It’s important to understand these slight signals, especially as cat owners. Understanding a cat’s body language allows you to predict the possible reactions of your cat and […]

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