Why Do Cats Bat At Things - 3 Main Reasons

1. Cats Bat At Things To Play

That’s just a fancy way of saying kittens really like to bop and bat each other on the head and it’s one of the first things they do during playtime.

2. It’s A Safe Way To Explore The World

Batting can be a safe way to get more information while literally keeping the curious object at arm’s (or paw’s) length!

3. Its Instinct

Whether you call it a strike, a bop, or a bat on the head, it’s one of the first steps to the hunting process and a deeply rooted instinct for cats.

Did You Know Your Cat Has A Dominant Paw?

Male cats were significantly more likely to use their left paw for everyday tasks and female cats were more likely to be right paw dominant.

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