Common Cat Behaviors

When there are so many other convenient places, why is my work laptop the cat nap location of choice? Or, why does my cat ignore me when all I've asked for in life is a floof to love? If you find yourself asking these and other questions about the weird things cats do, you're in luck! Read all about common cat behaviors and what they mean.

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How Do Cats REALLY Feel About Water?

Not every cat hates water but we look at three reasons why your cat might not ever be water loving.

Ouch! Why Does My Cat Suddenly Bite Me?

Find out what’s going on when your favorite feline gives you an out-of-nowhere bite.

6 Tips to Redirect Cat Scratching and Save Your Couch

A few simple tricks—and an understanding of why she scratches in the first place!—can help you coexist.

Why Do Cats Headbutt?

While it feels a bit like a tiny World Wide Wrestling move, headbutting from your cat is actually called head bunting. And it's all about spreading scent. Here are the reasons your cat may be trying to leave an impression on you.

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Why Do Cats Pant?

Whether they have just been playing hard or the cause is something more serious, we explain five common reasons your feline friend might be panting.

Why Do Cats Like to Knock Things Over?

A cup, a picture frame, or a succulent, if it’s in the right spot your cat might decide to knock it over or push it off a ledge. Cats do all sorts of silly things and this particular behavior might just be one the most entertaining … for them.

Everything You Need to Know About a Cat’s Body Language

Your cat has his own way of telling you when he’s feeling defensive, affectionate, or even when he’s in pain. Learn how to interpret your cat’s behavior to build your best relationship with him.