jumping

Why do cats move their heads from side to side?

You might have noticed that when a domestic cat is (a) jumping precisely onto a platform of some description or…

2 months ago

Operant conditioning explains why this domestic cat always jumps over the same spot

This sweet black cat, aptly named Leapfrog, elegantly and athletically leaps over the same area of hard floor at a…

2 months ago

Cat should not be blamed or mocked for jumping failure

This white domestic cat should not be blamed or mocked for her abject failure to make a successful jump. Her…

4 months ago

Cat jumps from top of wall mounted cabinet to distant table with bed in mouth

This cat decided to relocate to a lower level and took his bed with him. It was a very ambitious…

6 months ago

Huge leap by tiny kitten

Relative to this kitten's size (very young - several weeks old), this little fella makes an almighty leap from a…

6 months ago

How can a cat (approx. 5Kg) jump on my lap so gently that I don’t notice her arrival?

The answer is simple. Domestic cats are supremely skilled at judging the distance to jump. They exercise precisely the amount…

1 year ago

Adopted cat returned to shelter after three months because she “jumped on things”

This is the story of Avalon, and thankfully it has a happy ending. Avalon was adopted over the weekend. A…

3 years ago

Deaf Turkish Angora Annoys Owner Because He Jumps on Kitchen Counter

This lady wants to modify her cat's behaviour. He is a 7-month-old Turkish Angora (TA). She didn't realise it until…

4 years ago

How do I stop my cat from jumping on the table?

A question some cat owners ask is "How do I stop my cat from jumping on the table?" One answer…

6 years ago

Cat Jumping Skills. It Depends on the Cat

All healthy, average weight cats are good jumpers (and by human standards, amazing jumpers) but some are better than others.…

6 years ago