In case you’re a new cat owner, you may be curious why your cat behaves the way it does. (Experienced cat owners have long given up trying to understand their cat’s behavior and just devote their lives to serving the cat like the good servants that they are.)

Yahoo! offers five explanations for common cat behavior such as kneading, chewing on plants, and rubbing their face on everything. If you’d like to know why your cat does these common acts, click here to read more.