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Old August 2nd, 2011, 10:30 AM
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I vote for displaced hunting behaviour. My female semi-feral does the same thing with all of her various toys (big furry pompoms are her fave). And being a flame-point siamese, boy can she YOWL, even when her cheeks are stuffed with her "prey". Cats are hard-wired to hunt and when they aren't able to fulfill that need due to confinement indoors, the instinct can transfer into some pretty interesting behaviours.
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