Why does your cat lick your hair অথবা face? The first thing a kitten knows is its mother licking. Grooming conveys প্রণয় and caring.
Why does a cat seek the visitor who doesn't like cats? Ignoring a cat is the opposite of aggressive behavior, so the cat sees this as "cat-friendly" and inviting.
Why does your cat head-butt you? The cat is প্রদর্শিত হচ্ছে affection.
Why does your cat rub against you? মার্জার have scent glands on their cheeks and are marking আপনি as their territory. Same goes for rubbing on furniture.
Why does a cat sometimes clean its পশম after being petted? Either the cat is getting rid of your smell, অথবা he is tasting your scent.
Why do মার্জার suck wool অথবা clothing? Either the cat was weaned too early and the scent of the lanolin reminds him of his mother, অথবা the cat needs আরো fiber in his diet.
Why does a cat walk slowly and avoid eye contact when passing another cat? মার্জার are territorial. When a cat doesn't want to a confrontation, it will make a wide, slow path around the other cat, usually avoiding even looking at it.
Why does a cat scratch outside the litterbox? The cat probably had unpleasant experiences getting his feet soggy অথবা dirty - clean the box!
Why does a cat purr? Usually because it is content. Some মার্জার will purr when frightened অথবা in pain.
Why does your cat turn its back on আপনি after a scolding? Your body language when reprimanding a pet includes staring অথবা other aggressive behavior. The cat usually responds in a submissive fashion.
Why does your cat bring আপনি his prey? 1. This is a present.
2. He is trying to teach আপনি how to catch mice.
3. The cat is bringing prey প্রথমপাতা to where it is নিরাপদ and he usually eats.
4. The cat is bringing আপনি fresh food.
Why do some মার্জার put their toys in their water অথবা খাবার dish? মার্জার see their খাবার area as part of their territory, so they put their পছন্দ toys in a "safe" place. Some মার্জার will put away their toys when they're through playing with them.
Why does your cat bite your arm অথবা cheek and hold on briefly? Think of it as the cat way of kissing.
Why do মার্জার roll on their backs? It's a sign of his complete trust in you, অথবা he wants to play. If the cat is in heat, it's a form of foreplay. It's also a part of their social standing.
Why do some মার্জার go crazy over catnip, but others ignore it?The response to catnip is the result of a gene; if the cat doesn't have the gene, it cannot react to catnip.
Why does a cat sometimes "sneer" when smelling something? When a cat discovers an interesting, usually intense odor he wants to smell it আরো deeply. Called "flehming," it is drawing the odors into the Jacobson's organ, on the roof of its mouth.
Why does a cat hate getting wet? Actually, many মার্জার enjoy water and may enjoy fishing and swimming. But, it has to be on their own terms - not forced.
Why do some মার্জার insist on drinking from a dripping faucet? মার্জার prefer fresh খাবার and water, and running water is appealing for that reason. Water coming out of a faucet is appealing to their sense of sound and sight. Some মার্জার will put their paw into their water dish and "swirl" it around so they can drink "running" water.
Why does a cat hide when it is sick অথবা dying? Instinct tells a cat to hide where a predator can't find them when in a vulnerable state.
Why does a cat spend so much time grooming? Besides hygiene, grooming helps মার্জার cope with confrontation অথবা embarassment (if a cat falls off a chair, the first thing he does is nonchalantly wash himself, as though he intended to get down in the first place.)
Why do some মার্জার tip over their water dish, অথবা take খাবার out of the dish and eat it off the floor? Most মার্জার do not like bowls if the sides touch their whiskers.
Why is a cat able to land on its feet from a fall? When falling, the cat uses its tail to right itself and swivels its body in mid-air, so that it is facing the ground, and lands with its back arched to absorb the shock.
Why does a cat demand attention when you're on the phone? The cat thinks আপনি are talking to him and is responding to your conversation with him.
Why does a cat scratch the furniture অথবা a scratching post? The cat is marking its territory (cats have scent glands between their paw pads); or, the cat is removing the outer layer of nail.
Why do মার্জার like crinkly sounds? Crinkly sounds remind the cat of the high-pitched noises of rodents, birds, and crickets. The crinkly sound of a piece of paper অথবা a paper bag stimulates the cat's "prey response."
Why do মার্জার chew on plants? The ঘাস might help the cat get rid of পশম in its stomach, অথবা that ঘাস provides fiber অথবা vitamins and minerals not found in meat.
Why does a cat suddenly bite অথবা hiss at a person after it's been petted for a while? If a person persists in touching a sensitive area (tail, ears, অথবা belly), the cat might give a gentle nip to as a way of staying "stop."
Constant meowing: sometimes your cat is just being vocal, but other times it might be signifying a medical problem.
When your cat is laying comfortably somewhere and looks at you, slowly blinking, it means that he অথবা she is very happy. Some think the blinking is the cat's attempt to say "I প্রণয় you".
মার্জার strangely প্রণয় chewing অথবা licking on plastic. There isn't a known reason for this, but some people say that they প্রণয় the texture অথবা taste of plastic.
Teeth chattering when they see birds অথবা squirrels is sometimes attributed to mimicking birdsong to attract prey অথবা draw others attention to it.
Urine spraying is the most unpleasant of behaviors in cats. They do it to mark their territory, demonstrate their presense, and advertises sexual availability.
মার্জার generally have about a dozen whiskers in four rows on each upper lip, a few on each cheek, tufts over the eyes and bristles on the chin.
Whiskers may also be found on the cat's inner "wrists", and there are similar hairs which make up the cat's eyebrows.
The Sphynx (a nearly hairless breed) may have full length, short, অথবা no whiskers at all.
Whiskers (technically called vibrissae) can aid with navigation and sensation.
Whiskers may detect very small shifts in air currents, enabling a cat to know it is near obstructions without actually seeing them.
The upper two rows of whiskers can সরানো independently from the lower two rows for even আরো precise measuring.
It is thought that a cat may choose to rely on the whiskers in dim light where fully dilating the pupils would reduce its ability to focus on close objects.
The whiskers also spread out roughly as wide as the cat's body making it able to judge if it can fit through an opening.
Whiskers are also an indication of the cat's attitude: Whiskers point অগ্রবর্তী when the cat is inquisitive and friendly, and lie flat on the face when the cat is being defensive অথবা aggressive.