Reasons why Cats get “zoomies” or Crazy after pooping

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Cats are naturally clean animals and thus, when they poop, they like to hide it and run from the place as far as possible. Some cat behaviorists associate this kind of attitude of a cat to their innate instinct to survive. However, the real reason for these zoomies is not completely deciphered.

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Reasons why Cats get “zoomies” or Crazy after pooping Cats are naturally clean animals and thus when they poop they like to hide it and run from the place as far as possible. Some cat behaviorists associate this kind of attitude of a cat to their innate instinct to survive. However the real reason for these zoomies is not completely deciphered. Some theories describe varied reasons for this inexplicable behavior which you would get to know as you read on. Health Issues Cats that have trouble pooping and experience painful poop time due to inflammation in the colon or anal fissures can get zoomies. It is a way of coping with the underlying medical problem. Survival Behavior Cats try to hide their poop and run to the farthest location in the wilds so that their predators don’t track them off through the distinct odor of their poop. The same way pet cats also get zoomies after they poop. Sense of Euphoria Waste elimination can be a pleasurable experience in cats as it stimulates the vagus nerve in the brain. This leads to a feeling of Euphoria post pooping. Sense of Independence In their early years cats are usually used to having their hind region cleaned by their mothers. As they grow up this activity comes to a halt and cats get a feeling of freedom. This elation makes them do zoomies.

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Cleaning Freaks Another possible reason for cat bolting is that she/he could be cleanliness freak and might be doing zoomies to shed the still attached fecal dirt. Should You Be Worried About Zoomies Cat zooming behavior is completely normal. Zoomies help cats to burn extra energy. However if your kitty is zooming around too frequently you must get her more exercise. Play with your cat more to eliminate those energy bursts. If zoomies are too frequent it is recommended to consult your vet as the pet experiencing it may be suffering from an underlying health condition. Also note that at times cats experience zoomies due to flea bites or certain skin allergies. So it is better to keep track of her health and treat your feline with appropriate preventives and pills. Another very plausible reason could be that your cat doesn’t like the unkempt litter box. Therefore make sure her defecating zone is spick and span. With these tips you can control the unexpected outburst of energy in cats but fret not if none of the causes matches the ones mentioned above as zoomies are very normal and may just be because of excess energy in your cat. Follow the tips mentioned and your cat will calm down. Reference:- http://budgetpetworld.weebly.com/home/why-do-cats-get-zoomies-after-pooping

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