Last Updated on: May 30, 2021 by Ingrid King


A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a study that showed that “if it fits I sits” applies not just to real boxes, but to to imaginary boxes, too. Recently, The Atlantic featured an in depth look at the topic of cats and boxes, with several fascinating theories of just why cats and boxes are a match made in heaven. Click here to read the article.

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Sunday, I talked about taking baby steps out of my pandemic cocoon, on Monday, I told you how safe anesthesia for your cat begins at home, on Tuesday, we featured French artist Raphael Vavasseur’s beautiful cat paintings, on Wednesday, I shared a memory of Ruby, on Thursday, we reviewed the PetFusion flip scratching pad, and on Friday, we featured adorable sleeping bags for your cat from Triple T Studios.

Today’s video is sure to melt your heart – enjoy!

Have a great weekend!

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3 Comments on Mews and Nips: More Theories on Why Cats Love Boxes

  1. That is an interesting read. I like how they said shelter cats with boxes did better than the ones without. Maybe all shelters and rescues should have more boxes for the cats. The video is very sweet.

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