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Why do cats play with their prey?

We hope you enjoy your Wednesday Why 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare It’s been suggested that cats play more with ‘dangerous’ prey such as rats in order to practice manipulation and handling while avoiding being bitten.

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Why do cats bring home dead prey?

Wednesday Why day 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A cat is, and always will be, a predator. We may selectively breed for the cute attributes they display indoors but let any cat out and he will

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Why do some cats miaow and others don’t?

Wednesday Why… This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Researchers have noted some 19 different vocal patterns in cats, although individual cats may add their own personal sounds that they only use with their owners. Most of the sounds

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Why do cats draw back their lips when they sniff something strange?

Wednesday Why day 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Why do cats draw back their lips when they sniff something strange? The flehmen response occurs not just in cats, but in horses and deer and other animals

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Why do cats rub round their owners’ legs?

Another Wednesday Why 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A cat lives in a world where smell is vitally important. All creatures within its social group, as well as objects, will be anointed with its unique smell

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Why do cats like catnip?

Here is your Wednesday Why This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A plant that we call catnip (its proper name is Nepeta cataria) has an extraordinary effect on around 80 per cent of cats. An encounter with either

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Why are non-cat people so attractive to cats?

Another Wednesday Why This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare It’s all about body language. When a cat enters a room all the cat lovers start staring at it, they often move towards it, extend their hands and make

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Why do cats hate aerosol sprays?

Hope you enjoy your Wednesday Why 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare There may be a couple of reasons for this: firstly, when cats are feeling threatened or pushed into a corner, or if they are startled,

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Why do cats purr?

This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Purring is an extraordinary sound and it isn’t exactly clear how cats do it. Not only domestic cats purr – many of the larger members of the cat family can also generate

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Why do Cats have rough Toungs?

This is the first in a series of Wednesday Why’s we hope you enjoy This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A cat tongue is a remarkable thing. It has several important jobs. As an inbuilt comb, the tongue

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