10 Secrets Your Cat Wants You to Know

Purring can indicate various emotional states, not just contentment.

1. Purring Doesn't Always Mean Happiness

Cats obtain a significant portion of their hydration from food, so offer wet food and water.

2. Cats Get Moisture from Food

Adult cats rarely meow at each other, so pay attention when your cat meows, as it's trying to convey something to you.

3. Meowing is Communication

Domesticated cats are safer indoors, and it's essential to provide indoor enrichment for their well-being.

4. Cats Are Safer Indoors

Cats are skilled at pretending to be hungrier than they are, but it's crucial to manage their food intake to prevent obesity.

5. Cats Can Pretend to Be Hungrier

Regularly clean your cat's teeth, and consider feeding them raw chicken necks for dental health.

6. Dental Care is Important

According to experts, cats view humans as large, inept cats and may try to care for them.

7. Cats See Humans as Inept Cats

Cats are obligate carnivores, so their diet should primarily consist of meat.

8. Cats Need Mostly Meat

Cats in multi-cat households have established timeshare agreements for territory, and adding new hang-out spots can reduce conflicts.

9. Cats Are Open to Timeshare

A cat showing its belly is a sign of trust, but it doesn't always mean they want a tummy rub; respect their personal space.

10. Approach Tummy Exposure with Caution