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Cats hunt for their owners as well
Did you know that your cats bring you dead mice because they want to help you? In their mind, you can’t hunt for yourself and they want to help you not die of hunger.
“In the wild, cat mothers teach their young how to eat their food by bringing home dead or injured prey,” according to LiveScience. “Domestic cats are no different. But in this modern age of spayed domestic cats, many female felines have no young to whom they need to pass on their hunting wisdom. By leaving a dead animal on the back porch, your cat is acting out its natural role… Frankly, she knows you would never have been able to catch that delicious mouse on your own.”