Behavior in cats - what's the norm?
Cats are very special creatures and despite man's best efforts are not that far removed from their wild ancestors. They have a large range of behavioral patterns and a secret language of their own. So whilst we bring them into our homes and try to tame them they do tend to continue to know their own mind and 'do their own thing'! This can be very frustrating for cat owners but the truth is you have to learn to live with a cat rather than the cat learn to live with you. Understanding why they behave the way they do can help you develop strategies to persuade your cat to do things the way you want.