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by Heather (Kalgoorlie)

Swimming cat

Swimming cat

Our cat Cheeseburger does a breaststroke action with his front paws before he drinks out of his water bowls. One is on carpet and the other one is on a tile floor. But regardless of which bowl he is drinking from it is always preempted by the swimming movement. It is very odd and he is now trying to teach our 8 month old ragdoll kitten how to do the same thing. Is this weird cat behavior or something many cats do?

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ME TOO! by: Anonymous My six month old kitten Cho does the same thing! He acts like he’s swimming the whole time he drinks. It’s the stupidest looking thing!


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Swimming cat by: Anonymous I GUESS HE IS TRYING TO SWIM ACROSS HIS WATER DISH TO GET A DRINK


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swimming cat by: Audrey My 5 monthold Tanzy also does a similar move when he drinks from my bamboo plant container. Just a few pawings and then he is redy to drink.


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Your cat cheeseburger by: Cindi This one great picture of cheeseburger. And the fact that he is a teaching cat makes him one special feline. Just to let you know if you type “our cat cheeseburger” into googles standard search box your cat comes up as number one in the search results. Thanks for sharing the great picture and story with us. Cheeseburger rocks!