Simon's Cat Logic Explains Why Cats Love Boxes

Posted on June 18, 2016

Simon Toland is the illustrator of the highly entertaining animated series, Simon's Cat. Toland and cat behavior expert Nicky Trevorrow explains why cats are so obsessed with cardboard boxes in this video.

Trevorrow says cats feel safe inside an enclosed space. They may have more fun with a cardboard box than with an expensive cat tower. She suggests hiding some biscuits inside of a box filled with dried leaves to match an enrichment toy. You can then watch your cat enjoy trying to find the biscuits. She also provides some more creative ways to feed cats here on

Here is the video from Simon's Cat Logic. Take a look:

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