Category: dying

In America, and injured cat outside may hide to avoid a predator such as the coyote. There are numerous instances of coyotes attacking, killing and eating domestic and feral cats in America. Photo: Public domain.

Is it true that cats go away to die?

I have to say that the question is poorly formulated. There is an element of truth about it but it’s formulation misleads. The question should be, “Is it true that cats find a place...

Do cats really go away to die alone?

Why do cats run away to die?

An alternative but similar question would be, ‘Why do cats want to be alone when they die?’. Both questions assume that cats – by which I presume we mean domestic cats – want to...

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