15 Strange Cat Behaviors Explained 

Purring While purring is something that almost all cats do, we don’t know much about the reason they make it. This sound can be a different to hissing and chirping. Purring can take on many meanings.

Wagging its tail It is not the same joy as a happy dog wailing when a cat "wails" its tail. You could feel the exact opposite. A cat tail wag might be more alarming, Usually, a thrashing of your tail means "Stop doing whatever you're doing or I will get mad and bite you."

Showing its belly Here's an example of a familiar scene: Max, your sweet dog, spreads out and shows off his fuzzy belly. It's tempting to pat Max or give him affectionate scritch. You may get a rescinded offer, or even a light bite. It's quite strange cat behavior!

Chirping Chirping, in addition to purring and meowing is another common sound for cats. When your cat sees a bird or meets another feline, it might chirp. A cat's chirp is often a sign it has hunting instincts.

Scratching furniture Cats should keep their claws neat and clean, just as you would with your nails. There are many ways cats can scratch their claws.

Knocking things over If you have ever had time with cats, chances are that you have seen them batting at something on a desk. You could give them water or your phone. This is normal cat behavior.

Licking you Another behavior you may have seen in cats is their rough tongue biting your skin. Cats will love to lick their owners in order to show affection and care. According to her, a cat that licks its owner is creating a special relationship with them. This is normal behavior in kittenhood. Mama cats love to lick their kittens and give them affection.

Bringing dead animals (or toys) Your mind is elsewhere, and your attention is on your business. Your cat suddenly comes running up to your face and starts making strange sounds. If lucky, cats may also bring dead birds, rodents, and insects to their owners.

Licking itself Cats love to lick your face - quite a lot! Cats are excellent groomers and self-cleaners. For cats, saliva, rough, barrebed tongues and paws are the most important grooming tools. It doesn't matter if your cat needs a bath or is being groomed like a dog. Only very rare situations will require cats to be bathed.

Meowing Scientists have found more than a dozen different meows that cats make. Each meow has a different meaning. Grown cats use meows to communicate with others, while kittens use meows for their emotions with their mothers.

Going outside the litterbox Cats prefer the litter box. Since kittenhood, cats have been wired to "cover up" urine and pee. It could indicate that something is wrong if they venture outside. It is possible that they are unhappy about the litter box's placement or the type of litter used. You might find them preferring a cleaner litter box than they do a clean bathroom.

Chewing cord Cats love to play with ribbons and cords. The cords don't have to be harmful or dangerous, but they are easy to access. Cord covers can be purchased at pet shops.

Kneading Cat kneading is also known as making biscuits, playing the piano, eating mash potatoes and sleeping, marching, and many other things. No matter what you call it, this cat behavior is charming. This cat behavior is adorable. But there's a reason. This behavior is about love and comfort.

Rubbing This is a common cat behavior that every cat owner has seen, but not always understood. Cats can rub on your furniture, but they also have the ability to rub on you. What does all this mean? Dr. Kass believes they are marking their territory, and that includes you. "Cats have their own scent glands, which deposit identifying odors on the objects they rub against.

Eating gra You can feed your cat all the delicious kibble you have, but what about grass? We don't fully understand it. The same goes for dogs who eat grass. Experts have different theories. Experts have their theories.