The most common reasons cats eat plants like roses include soothing teething or simply playing. Eating plants in small quantities is normal cat behavior and usually isn't a problem unless the plant is poisonous. Roses ar... More »

Roses are not toxic to cats, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). However, Christmas roses, also known as hellebore, Lenten rose and Easter rose, are toxic when ingested by ... More »

Some rose species are toxic to cats such as the desert rose, Christmas rose, Easter rose, China rose, rose of Sharon (hibiscus) and moss rose, while other rose species are non-toxic to cats such as the copper rose, dwarf... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

PetMD states that cats eat grass for reasons related to nutrition and digestion. The juices in grass contain folic acid, an essential vitamin that helps the bodies of cats function optimally and helps produce hemoglobin ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

There are multiple reasons why cats, specifically big cats like lions, will decide to eat their young. Male lions will sometimes eat the young in a pride that he has recently taken over in order to encourage mating with ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

There are actually many reasons why cats may knead their paws. One of the most common reasons for kneading is the cat is trying to make a comfortable place to sleep. They also knead to show love, or when doing something ... More »

Cats lick their own hair, or fur, and the fur of other cats for a variety of reasons, including grooming, cooling off and bonding. Cats spend 50 percent of the time they are awake licking themselves. More »