Cats’ fascination with birds outside windows

Do you ever notice your feline friend perched by the window, eyes fixated on the fluttering birds outside? It’s no secret that cats have a natural fascination with these feathered creatures. But have you ever wondered why? Cats are natural hunters, and their instincts are triggered by the sight and sound of birds. Even if they are well-fed and have no intention of hunting, the sight of a bird outside can awaken their predatory instincts. It’s like watching their favorite TV show, but in real life! So, what can you do to keep your indoor cat entertained without causing harm to the birds? Consider setting up a bird feeder or bird bath outside the window. This way, your cat can enjoy watching the birds without posing a threat to them. You can also provide interactive toys and playtime to keep your cat mentally stimulated. Remember, it’s essential to provide a safe and enriching environment for your feline friend, allowing them to express their natural behaviors without causing harm. So next time you catch your cat bird-watching by the window, embrace their fascination and find ways to make it an enriching experience for both of you.

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