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Cat Behavior

What is the biological benefit of cats sunning themselves?

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12/30/2009

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Just like humans they know sun is good for you and they love the warmth (right to the bones.) Perhaps humans should take lessons from cats and learn how to relax a little more.

Cats have a faster metabolism than humans and therefor have a higher body temperature. They like the warmth of the sun. It can heal and dry out wounds. Not only that but the sun provides a healthy dose of vitamin D.