Why do cats bury their poo?

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Our cat, Fishfingers, goes outside several times a day so that he can wee and poo in the garden. When we first got him, we put a litter tray (a plastic tray filled with bits of clay or sawdust that he could use as a toilet) inside the house, just in case he needed to use it. My 6-year-old noticed that if Fishfingers did use the litter tray, he would then spend ages afterwards trying to cover up his wee/poo with the clay or sawdust.

But why does Fishfingers try to cover up his wee/poo? Let’s find out about cat behaviour to work out the answer:

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How do we feel love?

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Love is an emotion (or a strong feeling) that shows how much we like or enjoy someone or something. A person who feels love really, extremely, ever so much likes another person or an animal or a thing. For example, I love the people in my family and my cat and I also love singing!

Love is important because it keeps groups of people (like families) together and makes them want to look after each other.

But how do we feel it? What happens inside our bodies to make us feel love?

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Are snails amazing?

‘Are snails amazing?’ was a rainy day, walking to school question. As I explained in an earlier post, we often see slugs and snails on rainy days because they like cool and damp outdoor places.

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I’ve always thought of snails as being a bit of a garden pest – eating my plants and leaving silvery trails all over the path! But are there any amazing things can snails do? Let’s find out: here are ten super snail facts…

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