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A Love Affair With Cardboard: Six Reasons Why Cats Like Boxes

Do your cats like boxes? Most of the cats at our house do, and not just because they’re good hiding places. 

Most cats like boxes

Does your cat love boxes?

Thomasina, why do cats like boxes? My cat has a gazillion beds, but she prefers to sleep in an old box from Amazon. Why???
— Purrplexed

Hi Purrplexed…
Love the name! I know how much some cats like boxes, but I’m not one of them. My favorite place to sleep is our round powder room sink. It’s the perfect shape and size for a nap when I’m curled up with my tail over my eyes.

But that’s just me. Here are six reasons why most cats like boxes.