Cat Behavior

Decoding your kitty's weird quirks can be confusing to say the least. Uncover the secrets behind cat psychology, cat behaviors, and how to correct common behavioral issues.

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Why Do Cats Make Noises, and What Do They Mean?

Cats make a range of noises, from chirping to trilling and purring, that indicate a variety of moods and emotions. Here’s more about the sounds your cat makes and how to translate them.

Cats Really Are Emotionally Attached to Their Owners—Even if They Don't Obviously Show It

Cats have a reputation for aloofness. But a new study found that they do actually form secure bonds with humans, and look to humans for comfort.

Yes, Your Cat Really Is Ignoring You, According to a New Study

You're not just imagining it. Cats can understand human speech, to a certain degree–but they're also selective about what they respond to.

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.

The Real Reason Your Cat Chatters at the Window

If you’ve noticed your cat making a strange chirping noise as he stares out the window at flies, people, or other cats, no need to worry. It’s called cat chattering, and it’s just his predatory instinct.  

6 Reasons for Cat Drooling, from Sickness to Stress

If you’ve noticed your cat drooling, it might be because she’s sick or stressed—or, on the other hand, because she’s actually as relaxed as can be. Here’s what to know about cat drooling and how to tell if your pet needs medical care.

More Cat Behavior

Here's What a Hissing Cat Is Trying to Tell You

Here are the reasons why cats, from the friendly ones to brand new kittens, make that hissing sound.

Why Do Cats Meow & What Are They Saying?

Cat meowing is a way of actively engaging you in conversation. When cats meow, they might be just saying hello, but sometimes they’re letting you know what they need—right now!