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25 random cat behaviors finally explained

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My funny feline — rational explanations for why your cat acts so weird

7. Hissing

My funny feline — rational explanations for why your cat acts so weird
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Not only does your cat hiss to express anger, but also fear. Most cats will hiss when agitated, or to simply warn you to back off and avoid a kitty fit. Other cats will hiss when they're afraid of something or someone. A hiss may also erupt when they feel threatened by a new member of the animal family. Let your cat calm down, and show him that all is right in his world.

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