Get a new toy for your cat and it’s likely to be more excited about the cardboard box that the toy came in. Although cats make no logical sense whatsoever, their love for cardboard boxes does make sense in a cat’s own warped way.

Cats like boxes because it provides them with a sense of safety and security. They also like being warm inside a cardboard box. Finally, cats are just weird creatures that will always keep you puzzled no matter how many scientists try to explain away their behavior.

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