Cat Behavior

Learn what your cat does and why, it may make a huge difference in your relationship with your pet.

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Cats Really Are Emotionally Attached to Their Owners—Even if They Don't Obviously Show It

Cats have a reputation for aloofness. But a new study found that they do actually form secure bonds with humans, and look to humans for comfort.

Yes, Your Cat Really Is Ignoring You, According to a New Study

You're not just imagining it. Cats can understand human speech, to a certain degree–but they're also selective about what they respond to.

How to Stop a Cat From Scratching

If your cat is shredding your furniture (and testing your patience) it's time to put an end to the bad habit. From understanding why your cat is scratching and correcting the behavior, to helping them find alternatives that satisfy their need to flex their claws, we have some surefire solutions for you and your feisty feline.

Bad Kitty!

When your cat behaves unsociably, you need to identify the cause in order to find the solution.

8 Top Cat Myths: Debunked!

Myths about cats have proliferated over the years. Here's the scoop about what's a myth and what's misinformation.

Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

There's almost nothing cuter than cats playing in boxes. Learn why cats love boxes so much and how to help your cat maximize his playtime.

More Cat Behavior

Why Do Cats Hate Water?

If you've ever tried to give your cat a bath, you might have learned that your cat hates water. Learn why this is sometimes true -- but why some cats love water, too!

What Does Catnip Do to a Cat's Brain?

What is catnip, and what does catnip do to cats? Learn the fascinating ways catnip plants can affect your feline and how to use it appropriately.

Cat Chat: Communicate Better with Your Cat

How can you tell whether your cat is happy, or hungry, or scared? Just look -- and listen.