15 Secrets About Cat’s Behaviors Finally Revealed
Everyone knows who mysterious and quirky a cat’s personality can be. You never know what they are thinking. They like to surprise you with their next move….and well, that can be a good thing….but it could also be bad. Unless, you come to really understand some of their usual mannerisms and behaviors. You’ll be surprised at their true definitions, and what they intend by them. By doing so, there will be no unpleasant surprises between you and your furry friends.
1. Quivering butt, ready to pounce:
“Experts” say: Cats wiggle back and forth to position themselves for the perfect attack.
The truth: Cats have satellite transmitters in their butts and must periodically recalibrate to receive transmissions from their home planet.
2. Rolling back and forth on the carpet:
“Experts” say: Your cat is showing submission or inviting you to play.
The truth: Your cat ate some bad Thai food and is writhing in pain. Stop feeding it so much Pad See Ew.
3. Making squinty eyes at you
“Experts” say: Cats squint at you when they’re content. Slowly closing their eyes at you is a sign of trust.
The truth: Your cat’s eyes are overly sensitive to the sun and it’s squinting because it wants a new pair of Ray-Ban Clubmasters. Get to shoppin’.
4. Raised butt in your face
“Experts” say: Tail sniffing is normal between felines, and this is your cat’s way of saying hello to you.
The truth: Your cat just cleaned its butt and wants to show it off to you. Look at that sparkling clean butt and say, â€œVery nice butt, cat. Good job.
5. Sleeping in a perfect circle
“Experts” say: Sleeping in a circle conserves body heat.
The truth: Time is cyclical, and nobody understands this better than cats. When your cat sleeps in a circle, it’s a sign that this world is ending and giving way to a greater, more terrifying universe.
6. “Kneading” with its paws
“Experts” say: As kittens, cats will knead their mother’s stomach to produce milk, and this is most likely a leftover trait from kittenhood. It might also be an instinctual part of settling down to sleep.
The truth: Your cat saw an ad for baking classes in the local paper and wants to enroll. Write a check for $350 immediately.
7. Sitting in “cat loaf” formation:
“Experts” say: Your cat tucks its paws underneath it because it feels content and safe, plus it keeps body heat from escaping.
The truth: Your cat is annoyed that you didn’t enroll it in baking classes and thinks the only way to get your attention is to pretend it’s an actual loaf of bread.
8. One leg extended during bath time: