Why Are Cats Attracted To Boxes? The Answer May Surprise You.

Written by: Adri Sandoval
Adri Sandoval is the Special Projects Manager for iHeartDogs and iHeartCats. Her work has deepened her love for animals, fostering a strong passion for rescue and animal advocacy.Read more
| Published on January 19, 2015

If you’re living with cats, you might notice that there is a special connection between cats and boxes. Have you ever wondered why is that? There are a number of reason behind cats and boxes. One main reason is that, cats find a sense of security inside these boxes since most of them spend majority of the day sleeping. Another reason is boxes are made from paper, which is made from trees and the aroma from trees is soothing to cat’s senses and this makes them feel relaxed. On top of that, boxes are great insulators, which makes them feel cozy sleeping inside. So when you have cats at home, you know what makes them happy – BOXES! Click the video below and watch the full explanation why cats love boxes.

Now I know why my cat loves to hangout inside a box or tight spaces! I think boxes is going to make a great cat house for them! Please leave a comment if you’ve asked yourself why cats love boxes!

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