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Why Do Cats Like Plastic Bags?

September 2, 2021
Why is it that cats love to lie on plastic bags so much? We don’t know why cats like to sit on plastic bags, but it is possible that they enjoy the comfort of being wrapped up in warm plastic bags and the distinctive crinkly sound. Plastic bags are a…

Why are Cats So Flexible?

September 2, 2021
The wildcats are predators and make their living off of being agile, strong, and flexible. They can reach heights of nine times their normal height from a sitting position, and can squeeze through tight spaces with their chest and shoulders. They can land in midair, get up on their feet…

Do Male Spiders Spin Webs?

September 1, 2021
In order to create silk and build webs, male and female spiders should be able to do so. It is usually the females who create webs. Most often, web building is done by female spiders. Arachnology literature has confirmed that male spiders are not capable of building webs. However, the…

Do Spiders have Ears?

September 1, 2021
In the normal sense of the word, spiders don’t have ears. Some spiders have nerve-based receptors that allow them to hear. However, evidence is mounting that they can hear some things like jumping spiders and fishing spiders. These receptors function as ears by picking up soundwaves that are transmitted to…

Do Spiders Sleep in a Way We Do?

August 31, 2021
Although very little research is available on spider sleep, there are some theories that spiders have a circadian rhythm, which refers to daily periods of activity as well as rest. The activity cycle of each species is different. Some spiders work only at night while others are busy during the…
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