Why do cats like boxes?

Predation behavior means boxes are great for hiding, to stalk prey, or retreat for safety as needed. Cats enjoy all kinds of enclosures and feel safe and comfortable in a box, backpack or other types of bag.

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Why do cats hate water?

Certain breeds, like the Maine Coon, actually enjoy being in and around water. The main reason that most breeds dislike water relates to their coat becoming too heavy and uncomfortable when wet.

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Why do cats sleep so much?

Cats are hard-wired to hunt, chase and roam. These activities, whether directed at a gazelle out on the African Savannah or at a new feather toy in your living room, consume a large amount of energy. To make up for such a fierce predatory lifestyle, a typical cat must spend 15+ hours per day sleeping. Also, because cats are crepuscular, they are most active during the twilight hours of dawn and dusk leaving the majority of their day directed at storing energy and “cat napping”.

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