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4 Reasons Why Cats Slap Each Other



or a long time cats have held a reputation of being solitary and while they certainly aren’t as social and gregarious as dogs are, cats can live in the same home and do well together. They can even become bonded to one another. One behavior you may see from time to time if you live in a multicat home is one cat slapping another cat. Why do cats do this? Are they fighting with one another? Or is something else going on?

Why Do Cats Slap Each Other?

A cat may slap another cat for a multitude of reasons. The trick to determining why your cats are slapping each other is to look at the rest of the body language and behavior of your cats. Cats slapping one another is a normal behavior for them, even if some of the reasons for it are less desirable.

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