cat behavior

Video of a community cat in Brazil protecting a toddler from a dog attack on a dusty street

Video of a community cat in Brazil protecting a toddler from a dog attack on a dusty street.

6 days ago

Why do some people like cats more than dogs?

Whether you prefer cats or dogs is dependent upon a myriad of different factors which I discuss here.

3 weeks ago

Why do domestic cats attack humans?

All instances of domestic cats attacking humans are defensive actions, transferred aggression or play biting and scratching caused by overstimulation.

3 weeks ago

Why does my cat stare at me?

I don't think cats stare at their owners. I prefer to say that they look with intent when they are…

3 weeks ago

Yikes! Look what my cat did to my iPad!

The photograph comes from China. The cat who likes to play with this iPad is nicknamed Er Niu (she has…

1 month ago

A nursing mother’s nipples are labelled like school lockers for her kittens

The language I've used in the title comes from that wonderful writer, Desmond Morris. He is also a great animal…

1 month ago

7つのかご猫

The title is in Japanese. It means: 7 shironeko (7 white cats)...which is not true in this instance! Perhaps the…

1 month ago

Domestic cats eat 80% of their prey in situ

ANALYSIS: Have you ever wondered if your cat eats prey outside of the home? A study carried out in South…

1 month ago

Why do cats bunt you?

An alternative and a further question on the same or similar topic might be, "Why do domestic cats head-butt each…

2 months ago

Do cats yawn when they are tired?

You won't find much in the reference books or on the Internet about why domestic cats yawn but I think…

2 months ago