Questions About Cats

why are cats so silent?
Questions About Cats

How Do Cats Walk So Quietly?

Silence is golden for cats. Felines are born hunters, as well as being prey to other species. So, a cat likes to move quietly. They can sneak up on prey, while remaining undetected by predators. When looking to remain undetected, cats have a particular gait. The cat moves both legs on one side of her body at the same time. This halves any potential footfall volume, while distributing weight over four limbs. Cats also walk […]

cat swishing tail when lying down
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Why Do Cats Wag Their Tails While Lying Down?

Cats have a reputation as being imperceptible, but they can be understood. A cat’s tail, for example, can reveal how it is feeling. Tail movement while lying down can be particularly revealing body language in cats. A cat wagging its tail is acknowledging a human/animal without getting up. This behavior can also denote excitement. If your cat is staring out the window, it is imagining pouncing on birds. The tail wagging is an imitation of […]

cat walking with an arched back
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Why is My Cat Walking with an Arched Back?

A cat walking with an arched back can reveal how it is feeling at that time physically and mentally. A cat’s body language and posture, such as arching the spine, has a number of different explanations. Stretching the muscles after yawning Hunting and preparing to pounce Frightened Making itself look bigger Pain in the abdomen or spine You need to identify why your cat is walking with an arched back. If your cat is scared, […]

Is It Weird for a Man to Have a Cat?
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Is It Weird for a Man to Have a Cat?

Popular opinion dictates that cats are feminine pets, and should only be adopted by women or families. A single man with a cat is often viewed with suspicion. Creepy, weird, and unusual are all words often attributed to single men with pet cats. An increasing number of single men are keeping cats as pets. Male cat owners are caring and nurturing. They understand body language cues and the need for space. They’re even considered more […]

can cats sense when something is wrong?
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Can Cats Sense When Something Is Going to Happen?

Many cat owners believe their pet has saved their life by alerting them to danger. We associate this special intelligence with dogs, but cats have an excellent understanding of their environment, too. Cats have a heightened sense of smell and hearing, so they’re very attuned to their environment. This means they’ll often detect abnormal sounds and smells before humans do, such as gas leaks and fires. Cats can also detect human illness and read human […]

are cats solitary?
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Are Cats Social or Loners?

Cats have a reputation as aloof animals that prefer to keep their own company. Felines are rarely encountered in pairs or packs, adding fuel to this stereotype. Reputations are frequently built upon a fallacy, and the myth that cats are antisocial is no exception to the rule. Most cats love company, as long as it’s on their terms. As natural hunters, cats are genetically predisposed to spend time alone and take care of themselves. They […]