Body Posture

Cats Behaviour - Cats Behaviour Body PostureCats are not the type of creatures that live in packs, like dogs. Their groupings are looser and not as strictly hierarchical. They will mix with others when they mate, raise kittens or live in groups like multi-cat households or feral colonies.

The posture of cats and its use in body language is subtle and complex, using more than 25 visual signals in 16 unique combinations. There are more nuances that are so subtle that humans don’t notice them. However, as a cat person, you may learn to recognize some of the body posturing of your cat.