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Why Does My Cat Sleep Pressed Up Against Me?

Why Does My Cat Sleep Pressed Up Against Me? TheWellthieone

Cats are interesting creatures, and their behavior can sometimes be puzzling to their owners. One common behavior that often mystifies cat owners is why their cats like to sleep pressed up against them. 

While there are a few different theories, the most likely explanation is that it is a vestigial behavior from when cats were wild. In the wild, cats lived in small groups and slept huddled together for warmth and protection. 

Over time, domestic cats have retained this behavior as a way to feel secure and comforted. So, if your cat likes to curl up against you at night, it’s likely because they see you as part of their ‘herd’ and want to stay close to you for security.

Your cat may simply enjoy being close to someone they trust. Whatever the reason, it’s a sign of love and care on the part of your cat!

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