Category: Cats Behaviour

2015_10882 Jul. 20

Do Cats Grieve?

Many people don’t realize animals grieve the loss of companions and family members. Even if companion cats had a hostile relationship, the surviving cat may still grieve the loss. There’s confusion about where the...

Recognize common cat “postures.”

What is your cat trying to tell you?

According to scientific studies, feline body language has six main forms of emotional response. Cats have specific types of posturing that indicate emotions like fear, anger, happiness and excitement.  So what is your cat really trying...

Why do cats knead?

Why do cats knead?

Cats have many unique and amusing behavioral traits, and kneading is just one of them. Kneading is the motion cats make by rhythmically alternating their paws, pushing in and out against a pliable, soft object...

Why do cats purr?

Why and how do cats purr?

No one knows for sure why a domestic cat purrs, but many people interpret the sound as one of contentment. Most scientists agree that the larynx (voice box), laryngeal muscles, and a neural oscillator...

Taking your cat on Summer vacations?

Cats during summer vacations

Cats become very attached to places so if you are going away, try to find a responsible person to care for, and meet all of your cat’s welfare needs within his/her familiar home. Remember to leave...

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How do cats recognize their owners?

Due to the fact that cats evolved as predators, their senses developed differently than ours. That means your cat uses a combination of all his/her senses to recognize you — while heairing acts as...