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Why Do cats Like Boxes ?
« on: 30/07/2015 19:00:12 »
Hello, I'm Sheepy....and ewe are ?

As a sheepy I of course luff boxes !...boxes are my all time favourite cardboard constructed container thing...'s Deano my Ex cat in a box:

Awww..Deano my ex Cat in an Ex Box !!

Why Do cats Like Boxes ?

why's that then ?  they luff em innit ?


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mwah mwah mwah !


Feline in cardboard Sitting in A Box
Eyeing up my plate full of bagels and lox !


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Re: Why Do cats Like Boxes ?
« Reply #1 on: 01/08/2015 17:41:26 »
Blame it on celebrity culture.

Ever since Dr Seuss and T S Eliot, cats have been trying to emulate the Cat in a Hat or Jennyanydots in the hope of being immortalised in poetry. Knowing that Facebook and cute animal TV video shows are full of cats in boxes, they attempt to climb on the cardboard bandwagon.

It's a case of faute de miaou as the only other things that cats do (bringing dead things into the kitchen, licking their arses, or getting run over by cars) are even less appealing.

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Re: Why Do cats Like Boxes ?
« Reply #2 on: 02/08/2015 00:09:04 »
Maybe because they are semi-domesticated ambush hunters, and a cardboard box seems like a good place to hide until some potential prey wanders past - like a piece of string dragging along the floor, or a laser pointer shining on the wall?
« Last Edit: 02/08/2015 03:59:49 by evan_au »

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