Why Do Cats Chase Their Tails?

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Cats will usually chase their tails due to their predatory nature. When they see their tail twitch they may treat is as prey and go after it, since they find it annoying. However, sometimes when a cat chases its tail it may be indicative of medical problems such as discomfort or irritation in its tail.
Q&A Related to "Why Do Cats Chase Their Tails"
do you mean a dog not a cat, they do that because they think they can get it but they always forget they cant.
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I'm not an expert, but per the SPCA, for dogs and cats, it's not natural and could signify either a medical or behavioral problem. When I had a cat, I thought it was funny and sometimes
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Tails are fun, they attract a cat's attention and they are tough to...
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While no one can quite agree on the exact psychology behind a dog chasing its tail, many experts have come to conclude that it is mostly due to boredom. Think about being a dog for
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Cats chase their tails because it is there, and they can! It's actually a form of play for them. Running around in circles trying to catch that thing, and never quite succeeding. It's their form of amusement.
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