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Do you spoil your cat with endless toys and beds only to discover that the box the item arrived in is more valuable than the gift itself? If so, you’re not alone! Almost all cat owners are familiar with the catchphrase, “If it fits, I sits.”


Cats have an extraordinary fascination for resting or sleeping in unexpected places and squeezing themselves into tight places like bags, containers, sinks, laundry baskets, and boxes. There’s just something about the confined and comfy space that they find irresistible.

Although we might not have all the answers regarding why cats like to pack themselves into tiny spaces and small boxes, a few interesting theories explore this feline phenomenon.

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