Hide and seek relaxing for cats

A new study indicates that hiding may play an important role in relaxing cats.

The study looks at 37 cats over seven days and observes their behaviours and emotions. Half of the cats were provided with a hiding box and the other half were in open space.

“A big part of my research is whether hiding provides a certain type of enrichment for cats in stressful situations,” University of Queensland honours student Mark Owens said.

Read more at The University of Queensland