domestic cat behavior

Why domestic cats still hunt when they aren’t hungry

It might be fair to say that some cat owners think that their domestic cat is occasionally mean and nasty…

2 months ago

Do domestic cats prefer mice or birds?

Domestic cats much prefer mice to birds no matter what source of information you refer to (including personal obesrvations by…

4 months ago

Why is my cat hissing at me all of a sudden?

The question implies that your cat has not hissed at you before and therefore the relationship is good. Despite this,…

5 months ago

Cat runs around at night

People are looking for ideas when they type into a Google search bar 'cat runs around at night'. They're really…

6 months ago

The real reason why cats purr

You can work out the real reason why domestic cats purr by observing when they do it. There was a…

7 months ago

How many cat owners do night shift to interact with their cat to a maximum?

Most of us realise that humans are out of step with their domestic cat companions. Domestic cats, although highly adaptable,…

8 months ago

We can learn about flexible sleeping patterns from our domestic cat companions

Humans are very strongly habituated to sleeping in one continuous session during the night. The domestic cat tends to sleep…

10 months ago

Modern domestic cat is a poor rat catcher because their role is to be a companion

Compared to 2,000 years ago the modern domestic cat is smaller, pampered and flabby and not, in general (there will…

11 months ago

Feral cat colony behaviour

This article is about understanding feral cat behaviour in colonies. Perhaps the first important point to note about feral cat…

11 months ago

Insects and Snakes Poisonous to Cats (USA)

In the USA, there are some insects that are more likely to sting a cat. The domestic cat is naturally…

1 year ago