Cats behavior can be perplexing to humans, especially those not accustomed to cat body language, and has intrigued people for centuries. Cats have a large range of behavioral patterns and a secret language of their own. Most behavioral patterns can be traced back to when the cat was wild and encompasses the Flehmen response, why cats rub up against your legs, why they spend so much time sleeping and how they’re so easy to litter train (as opposed to dogs).

To find out more about a specific cat behavior, here’s a list to choose from: