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Are we missing our cat?


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  • Cats/ Behavior

    It is customary to say that the cat can be left alone for two or three days on the condition that he is allowed to eat and drink. Reality is sometimes far from this cliché…

    In ethology, the cat is described as a solitary species. This does not mean that he is not sociable and lives alone all his life. A so-called solitary species actually characterizes animals which, when they are adults, live and hunt alone, with the males and females only finding each other during the reproductive period before dispersing. At birth, the female raises her young alone, who leave her when they become sexually mature.

    A loner who loves company

    In domestic cats, groups have been observed for a very long time, ranging from a few individuals to tens or even hundreds of cats. These gatherings are…


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