Why Do Cats Hiss? | Catzio

Why Do Cats Hiss?

Although the modern pet owner may think of cat hissing as merely a sign of frustration or other forms of stress, this vocalization is deeply rooted in cats’ evolutionary history.

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Do Cats Feel Love? | Catzio

Do Cats Feel Love?

As a cat owner, it’s natural to look at your cat and wonder whether it feels as strongly for you as you do for it. You may never discover the truth.

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“If I Fits, I Sits:” Cats Love Sitting in Imaginary Boxes, Too | Catzio

“If I Fits, I Sits:” Cats Love Sitting in Imaginary Boxes, Too

Saving yet another Amazon box for your beloved feline? You might not have to this time! Gabriella Smith, M.A. and colleagues have expanded on past research and demonstrated that cats might not need a real box to cozy up in a small space. 

In an interview with Catzio, Smith gave a bit of much-appreciated expert insight into the mind and concealment behavior of one of the world’s most cherished pets.

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What is a “Crazy Cat Lady,” Really? | Catzio

What is a “Crazy Cat Lady,” Really?

For centuries, the caricature of a woman with a horde of cats and no social skills has persisted in pop culture. The trope is popular worldwide and is even a common character type in many widely beloved TV shows and movies. Yet, is there any truth behind the idea of the “crazy cat lady?”

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7 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs | Catzio

7 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Cats and dogs are the most popular pets in the entire world. Yet, not everyone loves them both equally. In fact, many people believe that cats are better than dogs in more ways than one. Here are a few reasons why they might be right. 

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Pavlov Cats: Classical Conditioning and Cat Behavior | Catzio

Pavlov Cats: Classical Conditioning and Cat Behavior

Cats can be conditioned just like almost any living thing capable of learning. Conditioning is a process through which an animal is taught to give a specific response – either voluntary or involuntary – to a stimulus. The most famous example of this is Pavlov’s experiments.

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How Cats Find Their Way Home | Catzio

How Cats Find Their Way Home

Can cats find their way home? A lost cat can certainly find its way back home. However, the efficiency and speed with which it returns may vary. Few studies have demonstrated cats’ homing abilities, yet scientists know that they can find their way home from miles away. Their success depends on their age, sex, circumstances of getting lost, and more.

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Should I Declaw My Kitten? | Catzio

Should I Declaw My Kitten?

Cats can be destructive little things, mainly because of their sharp claws and instinctual behaviors like scratching. This tendency, in particular, can be hazardous to you and your furniture. Naturally, you might be looking for a suitable way to manage it.

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