Your Cat’s Oddest Behaviors, Explained

Animals | 1/31/24

Having a cat as a personal companion can be a very rewarding experience. But cats come with a lot of unusual and quirky personality traits. Have you ever wondered why your cat is always head-butting people? Or why do they have to continuously push your water bottle off the kitchen counter?

Cats do some strange things that we try to make sense of. Here are the real explanations for our feline friends' strangest behaviors.

Pawing At Their Water Is An Instinct

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One of the common myths surrounding cats is that they don't like water. This isn't necessarily true for all cats. Some actually love the water, and if you see a cat pawing at their water bowl, it most likely means they're just engaging in a little playtime.

However, other cats prefer to drink fresh moving water, and when they splash their bowl, it is their way of aerating the water... almost as if they're trying to give it the bubbling effect of a natural spring or even fresh water from the tap. So this behavior tells us that cats would pretty much be those people ordering bottled water at restaurants.

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Burying Their Droppings Is Instinct

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Out of instinct, cats bury their droppings after using the litter box. This is because, in the wild, they don't want predators to catch their scent or for other cats to kick them out of the group for putting others at risk.

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Weirdly enough, if your cat is not covering up their business, then there might be something wrong. It could be something materialistic, such as the cat not liking the type of litter or box. Even the location and accessibility could factor into why they're not covering up their droppings. Others think it could be related to stress, anxiety, or even issues with the cat's health.

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Laying On Your Stuff Means They Want Attention

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You know that feeling when you're working on something very important on your computer, and your cat comes over and plops down directly on top of the keyboard? We're here to tell you that there is a reason for your kitty wanting to "un" intentionally write paragraph upon paragraph of gibberish on your final essay.

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Your cat is all up in your business because they see that you're paying more attention to something that is not them. They want that attention so they'll get between you and the object that you're using! It's also territorial, meaning that they'll rub their scent over your things so other cats know who you belong to.

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Chattering Their Teeth Isn't Bad For Them

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If you've ever heard your cat chattering its teeth when they see a bird outside, don't be alarmed. It doesn't mean they have a toothache and they're not grinding down their teeth. While experts don't know exactly why cats make the quick, intense sound, they do have theories.

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Some believe that cats make this sound out of frustration, because even though they can see the other animal outside, they can't reach it through the window. Other's believe that it has to do with their natural instinct to warm up their jaw muscles in preparation to chase their prey.

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Head-Butting Or Rubbing Is Their Way of Saying "Hi"

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You may have noticed that whenever you're around a cat they tend to bump into your legs, face, arm, or pretty much any available surface space on your body. This head-bump doesn't mean they want to start a fight, though. It's actually quite the opposite!

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The bumping is a gesture, indicating that the cat trusts you and feels safe around you. It's their way of saying hello! In addition, when they rub against something it transfers pheromones from their body, marking the person or object as safe and trustworthy. Cat behavior experts have named this action "bunting."

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Rolling On The Floor Can Mean A Few Things

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Cats lie down and roll around on their backs for a number of different reasons. However, there is one main factor that will have a cat on its back. They only roll over when they feel comfortable because showing off their belly is a sign of vulnerability.

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The motion can simply be a way to scratch their back and stretch their muscles, or it can be an attempt to play and get your attention to engage in a game. The last reason could be that they are marking their territory, rolling around and transferring their scent on the ground.

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Communicating With Their Eyes Doesn't Mean They Have It In For You...But It Might

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When a cat stares at you, more often then not they are trying to get your attention. But you have to be careful about the different types of stares. If a cat is staring at you very intensely, it could be an act of aggression, and it's best not to stare back. You don't want a cat pouncing on your face!

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On the flip side of the coin, when a cat stares at you for a long period of time and then slowly blinks, it's their way of showing affection. But that doesn't mean you should go over and pick up the cat!

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Kneading You With Their Paws Is A Good Thing

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When kittens are born, one of their first instincts is to push on their mother's mammary glands in order to stimulate her into producing more milk. Pretty much, it's a survival tactic. This kneading motion stays with cats throughout their lives, not leaving their memory even years after they've stopped nursing from their mother.

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Adult cats tend to do the motion when they associate a soft surface, or your body, with that of their mother's. Many cat behavior specialists believe they knead when they're feeling happy and content with where they are, or when they feel like they need to relieve stress.

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Sticking Their Rear End In Your Face Is A Compliment

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If you've been around a cat before then you are aware that they have a tendency to lift their tail and give you a full-on view of their backside. We'll we're here to tell you that even though it might not be the best view in the house, it is one that you should take as a compliment.

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Cats lifting their tails and sticking their rear ends in your face should be taken as a sign of trust and affection. When they lift their tails it is their way of being friendly and opening up to you -- take it as a compliment!

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If Your Cat Is Ignoring You, Don't Take It Personally

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Cats are too smart for their own good; science has proven this. They know their names, and they know their owner's voice, but unlike their dog counterparts, they tend not to answer. This personality trait is partially because cats will tend to only show affection on their terms.

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This isn't because they don't hear you, it's that they are choosing not to respond because they're not interested in seeing you at the moment. Just don't take it personally, it's not out of spite, or because they don't like you. Your kitty will come when they feel the need to seek out affection or to play.

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Crying At Night Is A Result Of Having No Prey To Chase

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If you own a cat, then you know that they tend to be awake and active at the most inconvenient time: when you're trying to sleep. This excess energy may then result in them running around the house and wailing.

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These cries could have to do with the cat trying to catch prey within the house, or, if there is nothing to be found, they might be cries of frustration. If these cat-calls bother you, specialists recommend playing with your cat during the day in order to tire them out, in the hopes that they'll be less active at night.

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Sprinting Around The House Is A Way To Release Energy

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Ever have a moment where you hear a strange noise, and then your cat barrels into your room at top speed out of nowhere? Well, the good news is that it's not abnormal for your feline friend to be sprinting around the house. Cats have a lot of energy, and since house cats don't hunt, they need a way to release it.

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House cats don't have a large space to run around and have no prey to catch, so they release this energy in bursts of activity, usually by sprinting through the house. If your cat tends to do this a lot, maybe think about playing with them more.

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Be Thankful If A Cat Brings You A "Present"

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It's a bit shocking when a cat drops a lifeless mouse at your feet, but we're here to tell you that the thought comes from a good place. In order to survive when they're kittens, the mama cat brings her babies food, so it's possible that your cat learned the notion from its mother.

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If your cat brings you a "present," or food, it's their way of accepting you as a member of their pack. Then again, other specialists think it's nothing more than a cry for attention. We like to think the former explanation is the reason, and they're accepting humans into their weird cat group.

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Isolating More Often Than Usual Might Mean They're Stressed

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Your cat might be experiencing high stress if you find them hiding and isolating more than normal. If your cat seems to be hiding under the bed, in the closet, or other isolated places more often than usual, without any clear explanation, it might be time to take a trip to the vet.

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Of course, if you see them hiding under the bed more often and you can identify a source of stress, do what you can to eliminate and manage it for the health of your cat.

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Lounging Around With Sprawled Out Legs

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Walking into a room and seeing your cat lounging on a chair with sprawled out legs can look pretty silly. But it actually means something fairly important. The position means that the cat feels relaxed, comfortable, and safe in the room with you.

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When a cat exposes its tummy to you, it is a sign of vulnerability and means that you are not a threat to them. You should feel honored that your cat trusts you enough to rest cozily! And if your kitty sprawls out like this on a regular basis it means that you have one content creature on your hands.

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Stay Away If A Cat Is Twitching Their Ears

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Cats communicate with their ears. Each of their little movements means something different. When they start twitching their ears back and forth it is usually a sign that the cat is anxious or agitated. You might want to leave your cat alone when they're in this type of state.

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On the other side of the coin, when their ears are facing forward it means that they are good and content. Just keep an eye out for when their ears are either backward or lying flat down, because it means they're irritated or feeling scared and defensive.

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Attacking Your Feet Is Their Way Of Playing And Practicing

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Imagine this: you're sitting on the couch, minding your own business, when a ball of fur comes out of nowhere and starts attacking your feet. This can be a surprising situation, especially if you're not wearing any socks and your kitty's sharp little claws and teeth nick you.

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The good news is that they're not trying to attack you. Well, not really. This behavior usually means that your cat wants to play and that it's practicing its pounces and jumps. Most cats are playful by nature, and when they're bored, they're looking for some type of game. If you're not into foot attacks, give them a toy or string!

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Sniffing Your Face Doesn't Mean They Want To Bite You

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Cats are suspicious by nature. So, if all of a sudden your cat is in your face, sniffing your mouth, nose, hair, and skin, don't be too alarmed. Yes, it does feel weird for an animal to be in your personal bubble just to sniff you out, but it is because they are taking in your unique scent.

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Your face is a great place for a cat to get a nice whiff of your natural aroma. They want to make sure you are still you and not some impostor that they don't trust. Because, ya know, someone isn't going to take your entire face and become you.

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When They Cuddle, They're Looking To Bond

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When your cat comes over to you and snuggles up, it doesn't just mean that they like you. According to BASEPAWS, when your cat cuddles with you, they're actively trying to bond. They recognize that they rely on you for care and they want to show that they recognize and appreciate what you do for them.

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The next time that your cat snuggles up to you, know that they're showing their appreciation for all that they do, and want to strength the bond you share.

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Biting Where It Hurts Means They're Fearful

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It's never fun when your cat bites you, but when they do, there are several reasons for it. In the wild, biting is a normal way for cats to express themselves, so it makes sense that they continue the habit even though they're domesticated.

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Your kitty might bite you because it's angry or stressed, and they're trying to communicate those emotions to you in the only way they know how. Others believe that it is just a defense mechanism when they're afraid. Then, some think biting is equivalent to playing. All we know is that it hurts!

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They Do Their Business Outside The Litter Box Because They Don't Like The Box

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It's always annoying when your pet does their business outside of the designated area, but for a cat, it can also be the sign of a more serious problem. If your cat isn't using their litter box, it most likely means that they do not care for the actual litter box, the litter itself, or the box's location. We know, we know... cats are so materialistic.

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The only suggestion we have is to try and change it up, the box, litter, and the location. That being said, it could also be a medical issue, in which case you should bring your kitty to the vet.

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Cats Will Sleep All Day To Save Energy

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When kittens sleep, they release growth hormones that are important for their development. This means that young cats sleep a lot, even more than adults, so don't let it be a cause for concern! That being said, adult cats are known to doze off from time to time.

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Cats do this to save energy, a trait left over from when they had to expend lots of energy hunting for their next meal in the wild. They will also fall asleep easily if they're bored and there is nothing for them to do. So, if you'd like your kitty to be awake more, try playing with it!

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Head Pressing Is Immediate Cause To Go To The Vet

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Occasionally, cats will press their heads up against a wall or other hard object for no apparent reason, accompanied by unusual vocal sounds that cats don't typically make. And, no, it's not because they're feeling guilty about something that they may or may not have done.

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If your pet is doing this odd act, keep in mind that it is not normal, and you should bring them to the vet as soon as possible. Head pressing is often a sign of damage to the nervous system from some type of trauma, a tumor, poisoning, or other causes.

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Chewing On Things Could Mean They're Stressed

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Don't be distraught if you catch your kitty chewing on something that isn't food or a toy. The act can be the sign of a condition called pica. Unfortunately, even expert cat behaviorists aren't certain what causes pica. They think there could be a connection to nutritional issues, or that it may be caused by stress and anxiety.

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If you see your cat starting to chew on things, just be sure to keep an eye on them because it can be bad for your kitty's digestive system. If they continue to chew on non-food items, you might want to think about bringing them to the vet.

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Purring Is A Form Of Communication And Happiness

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There is something oddly satisfying about having your kitty purr while you are petting them. Unfortunately, purring isn't as simple as we'd like to think, and scientists know less about the behavior than any other cat noise. Yes, sometimes the sound means that the cat is happy and satisfied, but it can mean various other things, too.

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Cats purr as a form of communication, but also as a way to calm themselves down when they're feeling anxious or stressed. The vibration from the sound soothes them, even causing their owners to calm down, too.

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They Follow You To The Bathroom Because They're Curious

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It can feel like an invasion of privacy when your cat rushes to follow you into the bathroom. Unfortunately, science does not have an answer as to why felines do this, but they do have a good guess. Some experts believe that your cat might feel vulnerable without you by their side, so they follow you to feel safe.

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Others believe that it's in their nature to follow you because cats are curious creatures. They just want to know what's going on in their house! Then again, maybe they just want attention and know that you have nothing better to do while in there.

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Moving Their Tail Back And Forth Means They're Not Happy

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Unlike their dog counterparts, when cats wag their tails it does not mean they are happy to see you. Most often then not, when a cat moves its tail back and forth it means that they are not a happy kitty and would like to be left alone.

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The action means that your cat is annoyed and it would prefer to be left alone. However, if a cat is twitching its tail, it usually means that it is very interesting in something, such as a red dot on the wall.

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Hissing Is A Self-Explanatory Behavior

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Most people know to back away slowly if a cat is hissing at them. And, yes, cats do hiss when they get angry at someone or something, but they also make the sound when they are feeling afraid or agitated.

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Kitties will most likely hiss when they feel threatened by a person or another animal. They can either be approaching the cat too quickly or maybe you did something that the cat did not approve of. Either way, if a cat starts hissing at you, it's best to not get too close and to let it calm down instead. They're usually back to their "normal" selves in a few minutes.

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Knocking Things Off The Table For "Hunting Practice"

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It's not surprising that cats like knocking things off of tables, especially if that something is being used by their human. If you don't know what we're talking about just look to YouTube videos of cats knocking things off of tables. Scientists say this behavior is simply a way cats practice hunting.

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In the wild, cats play with their prey, so batting things away is good practice, even if it is at the expense of your water bottle. Cats are also naturally curious animals, and easily bored, so they might be trying to get your attention to start a game.

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Catnip Makes Them Feel Extreme Joy

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To humans, catnip doesn't look like anything special, it's just a leafy plant that is related to mint. That doesn't mean cats don't go crazy over sniffing it, though. Catnip contains nepetalactone, which is an oil that stimulates sensors in cats' noses.

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This reaction gives around 70 percent of cats a feeling of extreme joy and even, in some cases, hallucinogenic experiences. Your cat may run around, roll, salivate, and make weird noises under the influence of catnip, of which only lasts about ten minutes. Even big jungle cats such as lions and tigers have shown reactions to the leaf.

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Biting Their Nails Could Mean They're Bored

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When people bite their nails it is usually a sign of anxiety, nerves, or it might just be a bad habit. With cats, it is often the same reason. If your cat is chewing its nails, it could be a sign that they are nervous about what is going on around them. Then again, it could be that they are just bored with everything.

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This could also be an effort to thoroughly groom itself. But if a cat is continuously biting its nails, it might be time for a vet checkup because it could mean they have a parasite or infection.

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Sleeping On Your Chest Is A Sign That they Feel Safe

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It can be a very comfortable feeling having your cat fall asleep on your chest. In fact, it is comforting for your cat, too. Your cat most likely enjoys the warmth of your body while they're sleeping, and might be more comfortable there than anywhere else in the house.

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Lying on your chest gives them a sense of security, as they most likely feel safer sleeping close to you. Also, they probably enjoy the rhythmic movements of your breath, as well as your smell. So, when your cat falls asleep on you, take it as a sign of affection!

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The Sectional's On Its Way

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This cat looks just as unimpressed laying on her personalized couch as she would on human furniture. As it turns out, her owner doesn't even have living room furniture! The Reddit user wrote, "My spoiled cat has a couch before I do."

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While a cat couch is undoubtedly far less expensive than a human one, it says something when your pet has more furniture than you do. Plus, that cat sofa doesn’t look like a cheap one.

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Lift Me To My Toy, Peasant!

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The same way that dogs love to chew on things, cats are fixated on pawing things, especially if they dangle. That's what led this feline to become infatuated with the hanging switches on the ceiling fan.

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Fortunately for her, this pet owner had no problem holding their cat overhead for some playtime. In the words of the human, "When the queen demands to play with the ceiling dangles, she gets to play with the ceiling dangles."

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Our Much-Deserved Palace

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This cat owner got creative with how to spoil their cats. The Reddit user wrote, "DIY'ed a tower for my cats from Amazon boxes. I think they enjoy it!" Not only did this pet owner fashion a cat castle with their own hands, but they reused materials in the process.

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It’s one thing to buy your cats a bunch of toys, but it’s another thing to hand-make them something that’s going to take up a ton of space in your home.

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Get Out Of My Room

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This cat owner went all-out and made an oasis for their cat. The Reddit user enthusiastically posted, "I made a gazebo for my cat! She's so spoiled. I love her." At least this cat owner is not in denial about her well-off cat.

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The detailing of the wood, the light fixture, and the plush blankets all scream spoiled. The structure looks like it belongs in a little girl’s dream room, not a cat’s private corner.

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This House Clearly Belongs To Me

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This cat is happily sprawled out on the floor among her plethora of toys and structures. The feline's owner wrote, "Have you ever seen a more spoiled cat? We just moved into our new place, and he has more toys than we have furniture."

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If it were up to the cat, he’d probably leave the place like this all the time. Who needs a couch when you have a climbing structure, or a television when you have a cat tunnel?

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My Human Is My Throne

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Since this cat's home has fogged windows, she needs a little boast to see out the top. Fortunately, this feline’s owner doesn’t mind holding her up like royalty. The Reddit user writes, "She likes to watch the bin men, but can’t see out by herself."

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If the owner is so keenly aware that her cat likes to watch the garbage men, we have to wonder if this is a weekly tradition. The cat certainly seems comfortable with sitting on their person like you would a throne.

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Shhhh, My Show Is On!

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This Reddit user bluntly stated, "Spoiled cat doesn't leave me alone until I put on her show." We can practically feel the frustration in the cat owner’s words. It’s clear who wears the pants in this household.

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While you’d expect an animal to be fascinated by the outside world, it’s a bit strange to see one starring so adamantly at a computer screen. This cat is so domesticated, she may as well be a teenager who won’t stop looking at their phone.

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That's What You Call A Cat House?

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That's one angry cat if we ever saw one. His eyebrow muscles are shoved together like a human who’s giving someone the silent treatment. Given the glorious cat house sitting in the background, something seems amiss.

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The Reddit user who posted this photo explained that her boyfriend spent three months building the feline structure, which even has a heater! This cat is so spoiled that he hasn’t even stepped foot into it, and even has his back turned to the thoughtful gift.

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It's Time For My Hammock Cat Nap

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We have to hand it to whoever built this cat bridge, which leads from one shelf to the next across a hallway entrance. Not only is it a creative and unique addition to the house, but it's also clear that the cat absolutely loves it.

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The feline looks like an island vacationer as they use the bridge like a hammock. Alternately, the cat appears to be a lazy entrance guard who will only allow a certain few to enter her hallway.

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I Will Grow Into This Castle

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This Reddit user proudly exclaimed that they made this massive palace not for their cats, but for their kittens. The itty bitty felines look like a wealthy family living in a ridiculous mansion on account of the size comparison.

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We have to wonder how much care and detail the owner put into the inside of this castle. Are there multiple levels and a staircase or ramp? Does each kitten have their own room? Is there a separate family room and living room? Does it come with a butler?

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My Happy Place Is My Crystal Throne

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You know you've made it when you lounge in a crystal bowl like it’s commonplace to do so. Cats are known for laying in circular items like the sink, but this seems a little extravagant.

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While some would be frightened that their cat might shatter something that expensive, this owner doesn’t mind at all. Rather than rushing to grab the cat and store the fragile items, they took the opportunity to do a photography session with their favorite luxury model.

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Sushi Is My Cuisine Of Choice

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Some pet owners try to buy cheap but healthy food for their furry companions, but not this one. The person who this cat belongs to went ahead and threw some cash at a sushi plate just for their precious feline.

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There's something about the way the cat is scraping its tongue across the surface of a sushi roll that tells us she’s done this before. We wouldn’t be surprised if the cat has a specific order at this point.

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I Dine Like A Human Because I Am A Human

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Some pets get reprimanded for jumping up onto chairs and tables. This cat has a completely different experience. Not only is she allowed to sit at the table like a human, but that's actually the way she is served her meals.

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Just imagine having a dinner party and having to be sure there are enough table settings for everyone, including the cat. This feline is so domesticated, she sits upright when she eats off a plate.

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You're Done Coloring

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This Reddit user wrote that after they reprimanded their cat for chewing on their coloring pencils, the sassy feline decided to take matters into his own hands. The cat deliberately got comfy on top of his owner's coloring book.

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It’s as if he was saying, "If I can’t do what I want to do, then neither can you." That’s a bold move to pull on the person who feeds you, cleans you, and changes your litter box.

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I Only Sleep In Direct Sunlight

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We have to admit that this cat looks positively adorable snuggling up to the window with a big smile on its face. That look of contentment can only come from a specially-made cat hammock that props against the window.

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This spoiled cat doesn't have to squeeze onto a windowsill like normal cats. They get to lounge in the comfort of a bed while soaking in the sun. That’s what we call living your best life.

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I Always Get The Window Seat

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Last we checked, animals don't usually ride airplanes alongside their people. Either this was a service cat or this is a private jet, but either way, this cat has it made. Not only is that feline crate-free, but he also gets the window seat!

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This may be one of the first cats in history to see clouds from above. We’re relieved the cat owner captured this monumental moment on camera. After all, how else is the feline going to prove to all his cat friends that he got to travel first-class?

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I Ordered My Own Lobster!

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If you thought a cat eating sushi was posh, just take a look at this spoiled feline taking a big bite out of a lobster! Some humans haven't even tried lobster before, and if they have, it probably isn’t a regular meal.

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This lucky cat not only gets to try expensive seafood, but is also sharing the very piece that their owner was eating! We probably would have dished some out for the cat, but some owners are closer to their pets than others.

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Attention Please!

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This cat is about ready to take a bite out of their owner's pants just to get some attention. The Reddit user merely captioned the photo, "My sweatpants…" Too bad you can’t charge a cat for property damage.

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We have to admit, it is pretty darling when an animal tries to get your attention. This behavior is especially special when it’s from a cat, because half the time they want nothing to do with their human.

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My Tent, My iPad

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Some pet owners see their animals as their children, and we get the feeling that applies to this cat. Her little tent is a miniature version of something you'd give to your kid to play in, and she even has an iPad in there!

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In this day and age, everyone’s becoming hooked on technology, even the cat! It just goes to show that the next time you lose your phone, you should probably check the litter box.

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Is This Real Leather?

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If you thought that the first cat couch we saw was uncommon, think again. Apparently, pet furniture is a real thing, so be prepared future cat owners! As though felines didn't already expect enough, now you have the interior design of their living space to worry about.

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Why someone would opt for a leather cat couch is beyond us. Did the owners forget that cats have claws? We just hope its pleather, because there’s something offputting about an animal sleeping on an animal product.

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My Pillow Is A Picture Of Me

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The moment you see the peaceful expression on this cat's face, it’s clear they are a spoiled housecat. We can’t imagine this feline lasting a day out in the wind, especially without their personalized pillow!

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Just imagine sleeping on a pillow that had your own face on it! Talk about an ego trip. If that weren’t enough, the owner mentioned in their post that the cat is relaxing on her brand new heated mat.

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We're Inside Our Secret Base

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Letting the cats out into the yard was not enough for these owners. They set up a net tent and a tube that connects to it. Does that make these cats spoiled? Probably. But they also won't get their paws wet.

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This is the cat version of glamping: a huge tent, plenty of lounge space, and hardly going outside. Imagine having a secret base in your backyard. These cats get the view with none of the harsh weather.

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It's Time For My Royal Cat Nap

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Are you tired of your cat hopping onto your bed? Get them a mini-bed. That's what this Reddit user did, and they fit it with miniature pillows and blankets. The cat didn’t hesitate to take a royal cat nap on the bed.

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Most cats don’t have the luxury of sleeping on a bed with a wooden frame. How much do you want to bet that this cat will jump up on the human’s bed anyway? Talk about a spoiled cat.

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The Kitty Quinceañera

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In some families, daughters receive a grand celebration for their 15th birthday called a Quinceañera. So why should cats be any different? This cat, Luna, received her own giant party when she turned 15.

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Fifteen is close to 80 in cat years, so Luna deserves a little spoiling. She has plenty of treats, fish, and even a cake. Plus, Luna gets to show off her quinceañera dress. Imagine the kitty joy of eating a cake in a dress!

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Showing Off My New Sweater

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A Twitter user hemmed her cat a sweater to stay warm with the AC on. The cat spent no time showing off his new looks. Look at that savvy wink he's throwing out–he knows he’s on camera!

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This cat not only received a handmade sweater but also a modeling shoot. Now, he’s internet famous, too. Based on his pose, he’ll be a fantastic influencer once he runs his own Instagram account. Make this cat another sweater!

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It's MY Birthday Cake!

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Have you ever wanted to slam your entire face into a birthday cake? This cat has! She got her own cake with beautiful pink frosting, and she's loving it! Although the cake is likely make of cat food, we’re still jealous.

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This cat also received a birthday hat with her full dessert. Not only does she get fed, groomed, and fully taken care of, but she also gets a gorgeous cake. She’s living the life!

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I Only Drink Ice Water

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Many people only receive ice water at restaurants. This cat gets chilled water all the time! "She loves it," the owner said on Twitter. We're sure she does! Once she tastes that iced water, she’ll never go back to room temperature.

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It looks like this cat is also eating on top of a washing machine. Think about it; she gets her own table. She’s receiving the full restaurant experience because she doesn’t even have to cook her food.

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Oh, You Have A Bed? I Have A Full Room

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Those cats with beds have nothing on this next kitty. They have an entire bedroom with matching furniture. Check out that queen-sized bed and side tables with drawers. Many human bedrooms don't look this good!

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The cat also has small dishes of food right next to their bed. Breakfast in bed–who wouldn’t want it? This kitty receives a full hotel treatment from their owners. And have you noticed that the bed sheets almost match the cat’s fur?

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Living In Luxury

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In case you're wondering, there is a luxury hotel for cats. This is the Ings Luxury Cat Hotel in West Yorkshire, England. It looks nicer than many human hotels, and this cat seems to be right at home.

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And yes, this hotel receives plenty of business. The world is filled with owners who want to spoil their cats. Meanwhile, the cats likely don’t realize that they’re being spoiled; they think it’s what they deserve. Just look at this cat’s indifferent face!