Understanding Feline Behavior
Despite our anthropomorphic view of animals, it is important to understand that they are, indeed, animals. Therefore, their behaviors, habits and idiosyncrasies cannot always be comprehended by human rationalization. So, if you are thinking of bringing a cat into your home, it is wise to research their behavior before making a commitment. In other words, in order to offer a cat the best possible care, it is a good idea to understand what makes him, or her, tick.
A cat’s natural instincts compel it to hunt prey, just as a member of the large cat family would do. Despite centuries of domestication, the stalking and hunting instincts have not been eliminated and this should always be born in mind.
Due to their genetic predisposition to hunting, cats are typically agile, active, inquisitive