Cats’ tendency to hide in small spaces

Do you ever wonder why your feline friend always seems to find the smallest, coziest spot to curl up in? Cats have a natural instinct to seek out small, enclosed spaces for a sense of security and comfort. This behavior can be traced back to their wild ancestors, who would hide in small spaces to stay safe from predators. Providing your cat with a designated hiding spot, such as a cozy cat bed or a cardboard box, can help reduce their stress levels and make them feel more secure in their environment. It’s important to respect your cat’s need for privacy and not force them out of their hiding spot when they retreat. Next time you see your cat squeezing into a tight space, remember that it’s just their natural instinct at work. Embrace their quirky behavior and provide them with a safe and comfortable hiding spot to help them feel at ease in their home.

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