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Why Do Cats Hide In Boxes?

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It's just a fact: a cat is never happier than when it's peeking out from inside a cardboard box. But why? And if they love boxes so much, why do they jump out of them so suddenly? The answer lies in their status as an apex predator. Unlike canine hunters, cats prefer to hide and ambush their prey. Abigail Tucker, the author of The Lion In The Living Room, explains how privileged we are to see this feline behavior in the video below.

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