Skip to comments.10 Strangest Cat Behaviors Explained
Posted on 03/19/2014 11:41:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
There's no denying that cats are excellent companions, but sometimes they do something that leaves you scratching your head in total confusion. Yet it's these special behaviors, like affectionate head-butting and their penchant for cardboard boxes, that make us love them so much.
To help you better understand your elusive feline, we rounded up 10 cat behaviors that people commonly consider mysterious. You'll find that many of these habits aren't weird at all for cats - they're normal.
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That is absolutely darling!! (Kittens, not moustache guy.)
I love my cats - but that STARE freaks me out
Thanks for the article on cat behavior.
It didn’t mention anything about the ‘crazies’- when your cat suddenly takes off at break neck speed and races around the house then stops just as suddenly.
Or when they stare at something intensely- something you can’t see.
Most of our cats do this.
Yes they are!
What’s so strange about these behaviors? They’re perfectly normal cat behaviors.
haha. LOVE it!
This stems from the cats inate ability to see into the 8th Dimension. Dr. Buckaroo Banzai conducted some ground breaking experimentation on this back in the 80's but was stopped due to a lack of funding.
Or when they stare at something intensely- something you cant see.
This is typically an opening, or "rift" between the two dimensions. They are observing the Red Lectroids as they enter/exit the rift.
Patch will sometimes drop a toy mouse at my feet when she’s looking for attention. I guess I’ll keep petting her when she brings me toy mice; one of these days if I don’t do it she might bring me a real one!
In our case it is "they have closed the door. I am all alone! Abandoned! Deserted! Left to die! I will sing the song of my people!"
"Oh Hai. I sleeps wif you now!"
Boreded Ceiling Cat makinkgz Urf n stuffs
1 Oh hai. In teh beginnin Ceiling Cat maded teh skiez An da Urfs, but he did not eated dem.
2 Da Urfs no had shapez An haded dark face, An Ceiling Cat rode invisible bike over teh waterz.
3 At start, no has lyte. An Ceiling Cat sayz, i can haz lite? An lite wuz.4 An Ceiling Cat sawed teh lite, to seez stuffs, An splitted teh lite from dark but taht wuz ok cuz kittehs can see in teh dark An not tripz over nethin.5 An Ceiling Cat sayed light Day An dark no Day. It were FURST!!!1
6 An Ceiling Cat sayed, im in ur waterz makin a ceiling. But he no yet make a ur. An he maded a hole in teh Ceiling.7 An Ceiling Cat doed teh skiez with waterz down An waterz up. It happen.8 An Ceiling Cat sayed, i can has teh firmmint wich iz funny bibel naim 4 ceiling, so wuz teh twoth day.
9 An Ceiling Cat gotted all teh waterz in ur base, An Ceiling Cat hadz dry placez cuz kittehs DO NOT WANT get wet.10 An Ceiling Cat called no waterz urth and waters oshun. Iz good.
11 An Ceiling Cat sayed, DO WANT grass! so tehr wuz seedz An stufs, An fruitzors An vegbatels. An a Corm. It happen.12 An Ceiling Cat sawed that weedz ish good, so, letz there be weedz.13 An so teh threeth day jazzhands.
14 An Ceiling Cat sayed, i can has lightz in the skiez for splittin day An no day.15 It happen, lights everwear, like christmass, srsly.16 An Ceiling Cat doeth two grate lightz, teh most big for day, teh other for no day.17 An Ceiling Cat screw tehm on skiez, with big nails An stuff, to lite teh Urfs.18 An tehy rulez day An night. Ceiling Cat sawed. Iz good.19 An so teh furth day w00t.
20 An Ceiling Cat sayed, waterz bring me phishes, An burds, so kittehs can eat dem. But Ceiling Cat no eated dem.21 An Ceiling Cat maed big fishies An see monstrs, which wuz like big cows, except they no mood, An other stuffs dat mooves, An Ceiling Cat sawed iz good.22 An Ceiling Cat sed O hai, make bebehs kthx. An dont worry i wont watch u secksy, i not that kynd uf kitteh.23 An so teh...fith day. Ceiling Cat taek a wile 2 cawnt.
24 An Ceiling Cat sayed, i can has MOAR living stuff, mooes, An creepie tings, An otehr aminals. It happen so tehre.25 An Ceiling Cat doed moar living stuff, mooes, An creepies, An otehr animuls, An did not eated tehm.
26 An Ceiling Cat sayed, letz us do peeps like uz, becuz we ish teh qte, An let min p0wnz0r becuz tehy has can openers.
27 So Ceiling Cat createded teh peeps taht waz like him, can has can openers he maed tehm, min An womin wuz maeded, but he did not eated tehm.
28 An Ceiling Cat sed them O hai maek bebehs kthx, An p0wn teh waterz, no waterz An teh firmmint, An evry stufs.
29 An Ceiling Cat sayed, Beholdt, the Urfs, I has it, An I has not eated it.30 For evry createded stufs tehre are the fuudz, to the burdies, teh creepiez, An teh mooes, so tehre. It happen. Iz good.
31 An Ceiling Cat sayed, Beholdt, teh good enouf for releaze as version 0.8a. kthxbai.
Bryan and I have experienced all of those behaviors among the various cats we have adopted over the years.
We have researched them all and are quite familiar with the do’s and don’ts.
We have not been without a cat since the summer of 1982. ;-)
One of ours simply comes to my office, wanders in a circle around my chair, & gives a little trill. That means it’s time to come out & throw balls & assorted toys for her. I comply, since I’m staff & we both need the exercise.
Teh Ceiling Cat of us, whu haz cheezeburger, yu be spechul
Yu ordered cheezburgerz,
Wut yu want, yu gets, srsly.
In ceiling and on teh flor.
Giv us dis day our dalee cheezburger.
And furgiv us for makin yu a cookie, but eateding it.
And we furgiv kittehs who be steelin our bukkits.
An do not let us leed into teh showa, but deliver us from teh wawter.
Ceiling Cat pwns all. He pwns teh ceiling and teh floor and walls too.
Forevur and evuhr. Amen.
We always know when Patch is bringing one of us a mouse because she meows with it in her mouth.
Why do cats do num-nums when they eat?
Loved that picture
and especially the silent jokes - like the hideout of the Red Lectroids having a sign on their door warning "This place is sekrit. No one cumz in here."
or John Lithgow/Lord Worfin haranguing the faithful and ending up with "When do we want it?" and gets the reply "Real soon!"
John Bigbootie (or Bigboo te' as he pronounced it)
One time a neighbor’s cat sounded like a baby outside my door. That got my attention.
I know that song.
Limecat is unamused.
Because it’s yummy!
Are you channeling me or something?
Don’t forget John Many Johns
We need more folks Perfect Tommy to clean up the world.
(trivia secret: The guy who played (and died as) Rawhide is now the voice of Mr Crabbs on SpongeBob.)
Dang right they are! If you don't think the cat is trying to use mind control on you...the cat has won.
Twice now, my cats will sit and stare at a certain wall. For a couple days. Makes you laugh. But both times, mice scratched their way out of that wall. Not so funny.
Clancy Brown is a fantastic actor. I have admired him since he played Rawhide and the Kurgan in Highlander. He is quite prolific and unfortunately, not recognized by his profession as he aught.
“OK, I caught it. NOW what do I do?”
+1 on that
He just hasn’t aged well. I didn’t recognize him in Starship Troopers either.
He is a busy man. Good luck to him!
We assumed it was either frustration knowing they could not get to them in time, or just letting the birds know their @ss was grass if they had been any closer.
The youngest cat used to like to stare, but has given it up as he aged. He still does see poltergeists now and then. Freaks the wife out when he does that.
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