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 (such as a lap). Not all cats knead in the same way; some never push out their claws at all, and…

Why Don’t Cats Like Water?

Here are some of the reasons why many felines avoid water. It’s genetic! Domestic cats are descended from the Near Eastern wildcat that called the Middle East home. This wildcat can still be found today in the deserts of Saudi Arabia and Israel. The regions where the ancestors of house cats lived were arid and they had…

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 are involved. Kittens learn how to purr when they are a couple of days old. Veterinarians suggest that this purring tells…

Why do cats freak out after they poop?

Experts finally revealed why so many cats frantically run away from their litter box after going to the bathroom. The real reason for cats acting this way is believed to link back to their animal instincts before they became a domesticated house pet. Although cats are found at the top of many food chains, they are…

Do cats respond to different languages?

Do cats respond to different human languages or accents? A recent study suggests they most certainly do! Anecdotal evidence suggests that cats become used to the tone, rhythm and other aspects of our individual voices, which go beyond the language itself. You and a friend may say the same word, for example, but it will…

Cat Sanctuary webcam on air!

New WEBCAM on air. Watch our rescues LIVE! As of today, our first webcam will be on air so you can enjoy watching what’s going on in our Sanctuary LIVE! At the moment, you can watch Cat Room 1 LIVE. We’ll keep on expanding our network; Cat Rooms 2 and 3 live streaming will be…