Saturday, 12 December 2015

Why Does My Cat Arch Its Back?

Cats have more vertebrae in their spines than humans and because of this are able to flexibly arch their backs.

A cat will arch its back to enable itself to appear as large as possible, this is a defence mechanism for the cat to look as intimidating as it can in reaction to a perceived threat.

This fear based reaction is a cat's way of saying "get away, don't mess with me"

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