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Answered By: Jeneen LaSee-Willemssen Last Updated: Nov 09, 2015 Views: 41
According to an article at Wired Magazine, Gardiner (2015) says, "Boxes are insulating, stress-relieving, comfort zones—places where cats can hide, relax, sleep, and occasionally launch a sneak attack against the huge, unpredictable apes they live with."
But we just think they like to use their imaginations to be race-car drivers, astronauts, and other fun things.
Rifkin, A. (2015, July 9). Leopard in a box declares big cats like boxes, too. [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/ifindkarma/19537442346
Gardiner, B. (2015, February 3). What's up with that: Why do do cats love boxes so much? Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/2015/02/whats-up-with-cats-and-boxes/