The Meaning Behind 14 Strangest Cat Behaviors | Jaw-Dropping Facts about Cats

In this video, we will talk about 14 strange things cats do and explain the meaning behind them.



Begging for food but not eating it
Your cat may beg for food, give it some sniffs and walk away. This can indicate your cat’s desire for attention and love. Recent studies from University of Vienna have shown that cats associate food with affection. To cats, feeding them means loving them. So if your cat needs some attention or love, they just ask for some snacks.
Why cats sudden jump around
Does your cat suddenly run around the house and then suddenly stop?
This behavior is often due to pent-up energy that suddenly overflows.
Cats are natural predators, and domestic cats retain this instinct to a certain extent. At times, they will feel the desire to hunt and practice their natural instincts.
Why cats lick you
Cats may lick you because they may want to show you affection and love. They may even want to groom you.
But when a cat licks you or themselves excessively, it is often a sign of stress or anxiety.
In cats, licking is also a way of marking territory. Your cat wants the other cats or animals to know that this is her area.
Why cats bury their poop
You may associate a cat’s burying feces behavior to cleanness, but the reasons are more complex than that.
In the wild, cats cover their feces to eliminate odors and prevent attracting the attention of predators.
Just as covering their poop, cats may bury any uneaten food to hide their trail and prevent attracting the attention of predators or potential preys.
Why cats roll over when they see you
If your cat lays on their back and exposes their belly, it’s their way of saying hello to you.
A cat’s stomach is a very sensitive part of their body as this region protects the most vital organs. So if your cat is laying on their back next to you with their belly exposed, it is a sign that your cat trusts you and feels safe around you.
Why cats scratch
Cats scratch to remove the dead outer layer of their claws, or to burn off some energy or stretch their bodies.
cats also scratch to mark their territory by leaving both a visual mark and scent mark.
Why cats ignore you
Cats are very independent creatures. They don’t like to be smothered with affection and they need some personal space or quiet time every now and then.
Arched back
While some people think an arched back indicates aggression, it doesn’t.
A cat who displays this posture is usually frightened or threatened. By arching their back and puffing up, your cat is trying to appear bigger and more threatening to their opponent.
Why cats bite you
Cats may bite to stop unwanted action or behaviors.
Cats also bite to show affection. But only with gentle and more controlled nibbles.
Of course, a cat’s bite can also indicate aggression, but rest assured that you’ll know when your cat bites you out of aggression versus when it gives you a love nibble.
Cat’s biting is also a form of communication to ask for something. If a cat nips you and then tries to lead you to an activity, this could be the reason.
Why your cat sleep on top of you
Cats like temperatures of 20 degrees higher than human’s ideal temperature. So when the ambient temperature is colder than this, your cat is going to look for a nice warm area to maintain their temperature. And your body is good source of heat.
Sleeping on top of a trusted human gives a cat a sense of security, as well as comfort to sleep peacefully.
Cats also sleep on you to show you affection and love!
Why cats’ pupils dilate
By dilating their pupils, cats allow even tiny amounts of light into their eyes so they can see better in the dark. During the day, cats contract their pupils.
Cats also use their eyes as part of a complex body language to communicate their mood and health. If you cat has dilated pupils, your cat could be stressed, anxious, excited or in fear.
Why cats stare at us
If your cat meows while looking at you in the eye, they may just be letting you know they’re hungry.
Cats also stare to show affection. Especially when a cat looks at you with half closed eyelids and slowly blinking.
If they feel scared, stressed out, anxious, cold, depressed, cold, or in pain, they may stare at to seek your support.
Why cats vomit
Cats vomit for a lot of reasons. The main causes range from incorrect diet or eating something inedible (like string), to allergies, infections, urinary tract disease, diabetes or even a sudden change in a cat’s diet
Another reason for a cat’s vomit is hairball.
To avoid the formation of the hairballs, you can brush your cat once a day and add more fiber to their diet.
Some people think it's ok for a cat to vomit once a week, but it's not.
Why Some Cats Hate Belly Rubs
Some cats don’t like belly rubs because their stomach area is the most sensitive part of their body. Their soft underbelly protects their most vital organs.

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    • I ignore it tho but sometimed i pet it

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  • Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. (Isaiah 55:7 [KJV]) :: When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. (Mark 2:17 [KJV]) :: For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. (Romans 10:13 [KJV])

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  • All cats are different though. For example one of my cats actually rolls over because he loves his belly being rubbed.

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  • It has been suggested that cats don't JUST sleep on top of you - it is WHERE on top of you they sleep that is important. Many believe that cats are attracted to negative energy and, perhaps, are able to absorb it for their own benefit. It was noted that cats would often lay on top of or next to the part of a human body that is hurt or diseased. There were even reports that cats, laying on top of a human body stricken with cancer, were able to reduce or even heal it. Consequently, a cat sleeping on top of a person's head can indicate that a person might have a brain tumor or Alzheimer's disease. It is also interesting to note that cats pupils contract in accordance with time of the day. Ninjas often used cats to know what time it is to coordinate their actions with others.

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  • After my cat poops he runs around the house like a psycho

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  • Where is nr 2?

    Corina PetrovaCorina PetrovaVor 12 Tage
  • But universities of Vienna really

    Arsalan M414Arsalan M414Vor 12 Tage
  • Am I crazy or is there no number 12?😅

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  • *POV: you dont own a cat but kinda want one now*

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  • should have read SIT ON not sit IN. Now THAT would be really weird.

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  • Why oh why does my cat ALWAYS comes into the bathroom when I'm peeing? Shw can be totally asleep in another part of the house and as soon as I sit in the toilet BOOM there she is at my feet. SO weird!

    Joanna EdwardsJoanna EdwardsVor 12 Tage
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  • Why go from 13 to 11? Where's number 12?

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  • My husky and my cat costa toy run around my house at 100 mph together

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  • Cats are so precious

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  • Um..this "owner" is mine? You mean "this human slave belongs to me". :P

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  • I was playing with my cat and tow secents ago and he attacked me and he does that every morning when I go to pet him

    Khloe Tingen-HicksKhloe Tingen-HicksVor 13 Tage
  • "No compelling reason to come" ;-)

    Egg BrainEgg BrainVor 13 Tage
  • My cat is massaging me I dont know why... i thought there will be an explanation here haha

    Happy ChinamiHappy ChinamiVor 14 Tage
    • It's not a massage. It is showing contentment as in back when the cat was nursing on it's mothers tit. The paws moving pushed the flow of milk out faster. You're welcome.

      Joanna EdwardsJoanna EdwardsVor 12 Tage
    • You mean they show their claws I think that's called kneading you can search it up

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  • Informative video but where is the number 2?

    Nui AyngNui AyngVor 14 Tage
  • Why cats mat

    last braverylast braveryVor 14 Tage
  • It’s funny how cats have so many ways of telling others how they feel while my cat just stares at me. All the time-

    Juni CrazytigerJuni CrazytigerVor 14 Tage
  • every time my cat shows his belly i knew his constipated coz after i belly rub him he will poop right away

    MotoEnzMotoEnzVor 14 Tage
  • “This owner is mine” That Sums cats up nicely

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  • Cats can land on ther legs and if you throw up the cat and that will land on there legs

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  • Wrap this up any way you like! but THESE are the REAL 14 reasons for these behaviours... 1...it HATES you! 2...it sees you as a slave. 3 through 9...it's plotting to kill you. 10...won't be long now! 11...growing deadlier by the second. 12...the Evil awakes!! 13...."oh, he's wanting to play!" 14...CERTAIN DEATH FOR YOU!! *Excerpt from the Ladybird Book 'Cats are just Dreadful' available on Amazon and at all good bookstores ;)

    theymusthateteslatheymusthateteslaVor 15 Tage
  • Are cat Lucky actually loves his belly being pet and doesn't enjoy petting his head that much. He'll pull his head back slightly sometime when you go to pet his head, and sometimes he'll even imedietly role over for you to pet his belly. He is an orange tabby who is very docile.

    B AwesomeB AwesomeVor 15 Tage
  • It’s rlly funny actually bc my cat, Cheezit, will paw or move closer to my hand while he’s on his back. He loves belly rubs and almost hugs my hand when I’m petting him and he falls asleep. He’s more close to a dog than a cat but he’s so loving lol.

    Caylee HaganCaylee HaganVor 15 Tage
  • my cat sits on my head when i'm asleep help

    MayaMayaVor 15 Tage
  • why does my cat eat grass-

    MayaMayaVor 15 Tage
  • My cat loves belly rubs💖💗❣️

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