Some people think cats are aloof creature because they do not understand the true nature of them. Usually cats communicate with humans through their gestures and body language, so it is important to know more about the cat’s body language if you want to know your cat more. All of their behaviors have their own significance, such as sweeping of the tail, rubbing the cheeks, pricking of the ears, etc. Cats often rub its cheeks if they want to be against you or the cheeks of another cat. Next I will talk about the meaning of several cats’ body language.
The tail is one of the most important parts of cats’ body, which has a variety of actions and reactions. The tail often demonstrates their mood and intention. If a cat is sweeping its tail in broad gestures, it indicates annoyance or impatience at you. Your further close actions to the cat might lead to gentle growl or a “bat” with its paws. A quick sweeping of tail back and forth, shows its extreme agitation.
If a cat is twisting its body fully sideways and extending its bristled tail upwards, your cat must in the preparation of a conflict with the fellow cats. If a cat is busy catching a prey, you will notice the cat to be more cautious with subtle movements and inflating tummy while staring at the grey all the time. A cat is often lowering its tail to tuck it between its legs, which show its complete obedience. A raised tail shows that your cat’s friendly attitude to others.
Cat’s body gestures indicate its mood and behavior along with the movement of tail. Bent legs show it wants to defending itself, outstretched legs show its self-confidence and self-assurance. If the cat’s ears are back and the body low, it indicates its shame or remorse; pricked ears demonstrate its interest surrounding happenings. If a cat completely lowered its head, it means its boredom.