Click here to learn more.
Not sure if your indoor
cats are just play wrestling or actually getting ready to erupt into a full-blown fight?
Here’s a clue: listen.
Cats who play wrestle behave like feline mimes. They will tumble and paw thump without emitting yowls or meows.
Dr. Sophia Yin, a veterinary behaviorist who serves on the executive board for the
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, shares a few other clues that point to a friendly tussle rather than a real
I recently spotted my cats, Murphy and Zeki, playfully wrestling in a hallway, so I recorded them. Their silent melee drew the attention of my two
dogs, Chipper and Cleo, who (as the below video of the feline acrobatics depicts) assessed the situation and walked away.
dogs, cats need
physical exercise to keep their muscles toned as well as fend off boredom. Plus, cats form select friendships with other felines, which they exhibit through mutual grooming — and the occasional mock fight.
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Thank you for subscribing to Petwire. Look for the latest newsletter each Wednesday.
Jax, who trained to be a K9, sprang into
action when a man being chased by
police hid behind the dog's home.
Did you laugh at Paper Cat or tear up
during Budweiser’s “Puppy Love” ad?
Here are our favorite clips of the year.
Ever wonder why your cat goes into a
crouch and then suddenly leaps? Our
veterinary behaviorist has the answer.
A reader has heard that his puppy risks
getting parvo if she leaves the house or
yard before her last shot at 16…
Think big dogs are more aggressive? Or
that they can’t live in apartments? We’re
here to dispel these…
In his home country of Thailand, the intelligent and attention-loving Korat is a living symbol of luck and prosperity.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.