Everyone knows that cats are the most illogical and unpredictable pets. Can you work out what’s going through that furry little head? However, cats have their language and if you learn it there’s a chance you’ll understand them much better. We’ve put together all the possible cat behaviors to help you find a common language with your pet.
- The tail is raised
A raised upward and curl tail means your cat is happy with its life.
Occasional twitches. Occasional twitches mean your cat is excited or worried about something.
The furred Jets out. When the fur on the cat’s tail juts out in different directions, it means your fluffy friend is very excited or feels threatened.
The tail vibrates. The cat vibrates its tail slightly when it’s agitated and glad to see you. It also means that your cat is excited waiting for something.
The tail sticks straight up. If your cat sticks its tail straight up and bends its back to form an “N”, it’s a sign of extreme aggression.
The tail is inclined at a low angle. It is a sign of slight aggression or fright when a cat doesn’t know if there is a friend or enemy around.
The tail is lower. The cat lowers its tail toward the ground when it’s frightened or feels guilty.
The tail is wagging from side to side. It means it is angry, it’s best to leave your pet alone, however it might also be that your cat wants to play with you.
- The eyes. Dilated pupils.
Dilated pupils indicate strong feelings: playfulness, agitation, fright or aggression.
A direct look. When a cat looks directly in your eyes it means it trusts you.
A slow blink indicates that your cat is calm your pet feels comfortable and safe. Sometimes it might even burrow while blinking slowly.
- Interactions with people
Rubbing against you. if a cat rubs against you, it is barking you as its territory and property
Poking with a wet nose is an expression of attachment. It indicates feels comfortable and safe being around you.
Rubbing his head or tail against you, it is just saying hello
Butting slightly with its head is a sign of friendliness.
Shifting from one pot to another when they are happy or want to play
Licking you, it’s a definite sign that it trusts you and considers you part of its family Eating your hair, it’s simply trying to clean you it is another strong sign of love and trust
Biting you when a cat bites you take it as a sign that your pet wants to be left alone, on the other hand light biting means your cat is just playing with you
- Other gestures
If a cat raises its nose up and throws its head, it’s saying I see you. A cat might press its ears against its head if it feels scared, worried or wants to play. They also do this when they are sniffing something that’s interested. When a cat sticks its tongue out slightly and licks itself, it’s worried or anxious.
- Cat language
Cats generally greet people or announce their presence with the short sound. Lengthy meowing indicates that your cat is very glad to see you. A medium-length meow might be a request for water or food. A long sound meowing is a more insistent request or demand. A long meowing is a complaint or indication of dissatisfaction. Also it might mean your cat is ready to fight. A loud sound often indicates an urgent demand. A purring or vibrating sound indicates a desire for closer contact for attention. cats purr for various reasons but most often they do it when they are happy.