Is your cat staring straight ahead—focused only on you? It is definitely difficult to ignore our little furry friends when they stare at us like this! It is just too cute!

But why do cats do this? What is going on behind their little eyes when they stare straight at us?

Cats do not blink a lot

To begin with, it seems like cats stare a lot because they blink much less often than we do. Therefore, we interpret this behavior as staring.

Your cat may make you feel like you are being spied on because they are watching everything you do. However, it is important to keep in mind that they are not doing this aggressively or territorially.

The body language of cats

Cats communicate through their body language and their eyes can communicate many things.

Through staring, your cat may be trying to make you understand that they are hungry, thirsty, or that they are bored. They may also stare at you out of curiosity, as if it were some sort of fun activity.

Your cat loves you

Even though it is cute to have your cat stare at you, it can also feel a bit weird. However, do not worry. When a cat stares at you while blinking slowly, this means that they feel safe and at ease. It is a sign of affection.

The next time that your cat does this to you, understand that you are important to them and that they love you!

What about you? Does your cat stare at you often?

Originally written in French by Irène (Yummypets) and translated by Jennifer Eubank (Yummypets).

Source: iheartcats


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