• The Cat's View of Territory

    3 days ago - By Cats International

    Cats are territorial animals. In the wild, a cat establishes an area where it sleeps and eats-its home base-and where it hunts and mates-its home range. The territory radiates from the home base and its size generally relates to the availability of food. If food is plentiful, it does not need a large home range, but if food is scarce, it does. The cat's territory consists of a network of paths that are patrolled regularly on a fairly fixed schedule. Cats mark their territory by:
    Scratching
    Spraying
    Urine or feces deposits
    Rubbing
    The spraying, urine and feces marking provides other cats...
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