Questions About Cats

why do cats like to lay down on paper?
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Lay on Paper?

A sheet of A4 paper seems to have a hypnotic impact on felines. Whenever a sheet of paper, magazine, newspaper or paper bag is available, a cat will want to curl up and rest on it. This appears to make no sense, especially if your cat prefers to sleep on paper rather than a deep pile carpet. Paper is an excellent conductor, providing insulation and warmth for felines. In addition, cats are drawn to a […]

can cats tell time?
Questions About Cats

Do Cats Know the Time of Day?

Unless you have a particularly sophisticated pet, your cat will not wear a wristwatch. This makes it quite curious that cats seem to have an innate ability to tell time. It often feels like cats understand dinnertime, when you’ll be home, and when to wake you up each day. Your cat is not looking at the clock. Felines are very observant, though. They’ll notice indicators of time, such as sunrise, sunset, birdsong, and activity outside […]

can cats see themselves in mirrors?
Questions About Cats

Can Cats See Their Own Reflection in the Mirror?

If your cat walks past a mirror, they’re likely to react in some way. Some cats become suddenly aggressive, while others seem afraid of what they see. It’s a strange reaction, and it certainly suggests that they see something. Felines certainly see the mirror image, but they don’t always understand it. Cats do not look into a mirror and recognize themselves. They’ll see another cat, and react according to their nature. It can be very […]