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Cats and closed doors: discover the reasons for their behavior

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🐱 Have you noticed that your cat starts meowing or tries to open the door again when you close the door? Let me share some fascinating insights I gained from my own cat's closed door behavior. These observations reveal their curious and instinctive nature! 🚪🔍

  • Cats are naturally curious creatures, and that curiosity extends to closed doors. You want to explore and understand what lies behind it. Similar to how they investigate new smells or objects, a closed door triggers their brash nature.
  • Cats have a strong sense of territory. For them, your home is their territory, and they want access to every part of it. If a door restricts their movement, they may feel uneasy or even annoyed, believing that they should have free access to all rooms.
  • Sometimes your cat's behavior at the door is a sign of their bond with you. Cats are social animals that form close bonds with their human companions. If they see you on the other side of the door, they may be trying to get to you seeking your company and attention.
  • The ancestors of cats were ferocious hunters, and their survival depended on being aware of their surroundings and potential dangers. This instinct still exists in domestic cats today. Although they are now in their safe home environment, their innate curiosity remains, driving them to explore and remain alert.
  • In addition, some cats may use doors as scratching posts. Scratching is a natural behavior for cats and serves several purposes, such as sharpening their claws and marking their territory. If they see a closed door, it could be an irresistible opportunity to sharpen their claws.

Together, these behaviors offer fascinating insights into the complex world of our feathered companions. Understanding these aspects of their behavior can help us better connect with our beloved cats and provide them with an enriching and happy home environment.

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