Curious blue tabby maine coon cat playing with water in metal bowl outdoors on grass touching water with paw

Why Cats Splash Water

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are a few reasons why your cat may love to play with water.

A black cat standing in shallow water in a white tub licking its lips.

Why Don’t Most Cats Like Water?

Julianna Rokusek

There are a few reasons why most domestic cats hate getting wet.

Gray tabby cat licking a bathtub.

Why Do Cats Like to Lick Bathtubs?

Caitlin Dempsey

No one knows for sure why cats like to lick the sides of a bathtub, although there are a few ideas floating around.