Cats

10 Weird Cat Behavior Explanations

1. Box love

Our cats are some pretty strange creatures, but one of their most meme-worthy habits is their desire to sit inside a small spaces, most specifically cardboard boxes. While we think it’s adorable, to your feline friend it is more than being cute.

Researchers at the Utrecht University in the Netherlands were just as perplexed as the rest of us and, taking day off from curing nastiest of diseases, decided to set their sights on cats. What they determined is that when cat clamps itself into a small space, it may be coping with stress. Being incased in its 4 walls, a cat can tend to feel a sense security and warmth that helps calm them.