Why do cats stare at nothing?

Cats do many things that surprise us – besides being extremely smart, playful and cute, they can act strange sometimes. If you ever wondered why cats stare at nothing or at the walls like they saw a ghost there, this article will give you the answer.

As it turns out, there are several reasons for such behavior, and all of them have nothing to do with the supernatural.

Do you have a cat? What strange things do your pets do?

By the way, do you know why cats love boxes more than expensive cat beds?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Chriss Crockford
Dogs have owners cats have staff
Jun 15, 2020 2:50PM
Patricia Price
Cats are extremely clever; they know exactly what they want and exactly how to get it!!😻
Jun 15, 2020 9:40AM
Doris Dallaire
I’m a cat person who has four of them keeping me company. They are so smart, so loveable and so loving. I can’t imagine not having cats in my life.
Jun 15, 2020 5:06PM
Mary Sue Knee
I have a cat and I’m constantly amazed at the cute things he does. They are super independent and do things only when they want to.
Jun 15, 2020 5:00PM
Darlene Davidson
Cats are quirky. That's part of their appeal.
Jun 15, 2020 6:02PM
Lourdes Ayala
Love cats!
Jun 15, 2020 7:49PM
I love both, they each have wonderful traits.
Jun 15, 2020 7:20PM
Sean Case
I believe the hearing thing! Had a neighbor's cat , named Simon & he'd come running across the street to our house when we spoke his name because we'd always let him in to patrol the house or get a catsnack!
Jun 15, 2020 6:24PM
Ann Harris
I have 2 cats and always know when my window cleaner comes as they both dive under the sofa!
Jun 15, 2020 5:26PM
Cindy Ursan
We might have just adopted our 8th rescue and she may be pregnant. Yeah, we love cats!!!
Jun 15, 2020 5:01AM
I love cats and always have two, a boy and a girl all from the shelter. I thought they were seeing the ghosts of my departed cats coming to play with them.
Jun 26, 2020 1:22AM
Chriss Crockford
tbear, certainly was with Guinness, 😊
Jun 17, 2020 12:45PM
Chriss Crockford, sorry for your loss! Hopefully one will find you soon! I'm a great believer that they pick you, not the other way around! 😊👍
Jun 16, 2020 9:33PM
Dipti Sinha
It's said cats are aunt of tigers ha ha ha
Jun 16, 2020 7:21AM
Chriss Crockford
tbear, I adore cats, and yes we are here to serve them. Sadly I lost my gorgeous Guinness, he was 16. We don’t have one at present. Hopefully one day.
Jun 16, 2020 6:30AM
Terry Bevington
I have always had a high regards for cats, due to the fact that they they are such good judges of character in us humans, because they very independent, and can be very independent.
Jun 16, 2020 3:09AM
Lynne Cage, 👍
Jun 15, 2020 9:58PM
Mine will be looking up at the ceiling. I'll up and not see a thing. Look back down and see my car looking at me and I swear he's smiling! As if to say, " ha, made you look! " 😊👍
Jun 15, 2020 9:55PM
Chriss Crockford, 👍😊 you must have cats! We are there, only to serve! At least that's the impression I get from mine!
Jun 15, 2020 9:51PM
karen twirly
Cindy Ursan, please get her spayed - stat - and all the kittens. I work in Animal Rescue and there are more cats than people willing to adopt. Calls this time of year are endless, regarding kittens.
Jun 15, 2020 6:46PM

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