Veterinary Expert Explains the Often Odd Behavior Exhibited in Domestic Cats

Cat Behavior

In the Ted Ed Lesson “Why do cats act so weird?” animated by Draško Ivezić, veterinarian Tony Buffington takes a look at the odd behavior of domestic felines and explains what makes them act that way.

They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. But their strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking: Why do cats do that? Tony Buffington explains the science behind some of your cat’s strangest behaviors.

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