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Why do cats love to sleep on important paperwork?

Piles of paperwork – and for that matter laptops and important or engrossing tasks of any kind – are not likely to be the most comfortable places in the house to nap.  Cats must have an ulterior motive for getting right in the way so effectively.
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Posted by on May 7, 2010 in Why?


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My cat is obsessed with boxes and carrier bags. Why?!

You are not alone in this.  It is natural cat behaviour to be nosey at, peruse, sit in, tail chase, or rub noses with any box, bag or other receptacle left within paw reach.

They do this because even the most seemingly sensible and intelligent cat will think there’s something to chase.  In a big cardboard box they will poke at the corners or chase their tail.  In a smaller bag they will sit and await the return of the beastie that lives there.  It’s an unshakeable conviction that somewhere in the vicinity of this bag is prey.  And the root of this conviction?  Hallucinogenics.

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Posted by on March 22, 2010 in Why?


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