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Why does my cat chase the laser light?

Cat chasing laser light.

Cat chasing laser light.

Your cat is probably chasing the laser because he likes to play. However, some cats appear to realize that it is just a light, while others seem to chase it endlessly. My oldest cat will not chase any sort of light, and she’s the one who needs the exercise the most!

A friend of mine once told me that her cat chased the laser all the time, until one day he looked up and saw her holding the light. He never chased it again. So’ you have to wonder, maybe cats only chase the lights if they haven’t yet realized that they will never be able to catch it!!

Here is a video of P chasing a laser light. He goes nuts as soon as he hears the chain make the slightest bit of noise. In fact, its sometimes a game for humans to try to get the laser out of the cats’ toybox without the little guy realizing it. Sometimes if you hold the laser too long without shining it, P will begin to make a noise that sounds a little bit like a barking dog. I think he gets impatient. What do you think?

Watch the Video

Warning: Never point the laser light at your cat’s eyes. The light can apparently do damage to your cat’s vision!

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Why does my cat want attention when I am talking on the phone?

Your cat is jealous that you are talking to someone else!  Just kidding!

When your cat hears you talking on the phone, he probably thinks you are talking to him.  Your cat doesn’t know what a telephone is, and therefore he doesn’t realize that it is actually someone else that you are talking to.  So, when you begin talking, he assumes you are talking to him.  When you start talking on the phone, your cat probably starts talking back to you by meowing.  Your cat may also rub against you and try to get your attention in other ways.

Talking on the phone can be a great opportunity to give your cat some much deserved attention.  If he thinks you are talking to him, there’s no harm in pretending that he is right.  When you talk on the phone, feel free to multitask — you can pet your cat and scratch his head while you carry on a conversation with someone else.  He will absolutely love the extra attention, and he’ll think you’re carrying on a conversation with him!

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