The image of a cat in a cardboard box is so ubiquitous it’s becoming cliche. Countless jokes, stories, cartoons, internet memes, even entire websites are devoted to the love affair between cats and boxes. Most of us take it for granted, but have you ever stopped to wonder why it is that cats love boxes so much?
Here at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital, we prefer to tackle life’s mysteries head on. We’ve looked at the research and outlined, for your reading pleasure, the most compelling reasons why Fluffy bypasses the adorable DJ Kitty Scratching Pad you bought her and heads straight for the box it was delivered in.