Cat Behavior

A scientific reminder of the obvious: domestic cats are as friendly as toddlers and dogs

I'll cut to the chase as I have mentioned this study before but Michelle Starr of MSN has nicely picked…

22 hours ago

Why do cats bury their poop?

I believe that the question refers to domestic cats so I'll confine my answer to that species of cat although…

3 days ago

Is cat spraying the same as urinating?

No, cat spraying is not the same as urinating. They have different purposes. The purpose of urinating is to eliminate…

3 days ago

Do female cats spray?

Yes, adult female cats spray urine for scent-marking purposes. However, mature males spray urine far more frequently at 99% of…

5 days ago

5 reasons why mother cats kill their kittens

People ask why mother cats kill their kittens. Here are five possible reasons. The first possible reason why a mother…

6 days ago

Mob mentality affects domestic cats in a group

The old adage is that domestic cats are independent-minded, solitary and aloof. Herd mentality, otherwise referred to as mob mentality…

7 days ago

Cats are so together they jump in sync

You have to get the distinct impression that this couple of cats are very close emotionally. I have a sense…

1 week ago

When do kittens first eat solid food?

Young kittens of domestic cats become capable of taking adult food at about 30 to 32 days after birth. Their…

1 week ago

4 reasons why mother cats lick their kittens

During the first three weeks of kittens' lives their mother licks them extensively. The first and obvious reason is because…

1 week ago

If patience is a virtue, cats are virtuous

Have you noticed how patient domestic cats can be? It is one of their great strengths. It is manifested in…

1 week ago