Why Cats Love Boxes

Enclosed spaces allow cats to retreat & observe surroundings safely before engaging.

Sense of Security

Boxes provide insulation. Cats curl up in boxes to conserve body heat.  

Temperature Regulation

Boxes are soft, cushioned spaces cats enjoy nestling into for comfort and sleep.  

Cozy Comfort  

Simple empty boxes offer opportunities for play, adventure and investigation.

Fun and Curiosity 

Cats have scent glands on paws & faces. Boxes absorb & surround cat in their scent.

Scent Soaking  

Boxes trigger instinct to hide, wait patiently and ambush imaginary prey.

Trap Prey Instinct 

Entering an enclosed space helps cats relieve anxiety by feeling hidden.

Stress Relief

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