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25 Random Cat Behaviors Finally Explained

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Thought your cat was just a nut? There are actually reasons why they act so weird

Cats. We love 'em, but they are super-freaky weirdos. Perhaps that's why so many of us are drawn to them. They do what they want and DGAF what anyone thinks — it's kinda a way of life we all wish we could lead.

But if you think your cat's crazy behavior is totally random, think again. There are actually some rational explanations behind the crazy stuff that they do on a day-to-day basis. Check it out.

1. Nail biting

Thought your cat was just a nut? There are actually reasons why they act so weird
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There are a few reasons that your kitty may bite their nails. One is that they are just giving themselves a little manicure. Two, she's an anxious kitty with a bad habit. Just like humans bite their nails when nervous or bored, so does your cat, according to Cat World. As this habit may be hard to break, find the root of the problem to see if it is indeed a ball of nerves causing her to nibble at her nails.

More: What Does the World Look Like to Cats? Now We Know

Next Up: Eye of the tiger

Originally published June 2013. Updated March 2017.

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