Cat tail position

Does it seem that your cat intentionally keeps you guessing about what’s in her mind? Guess what: she’s actually giving you hints — with her tail. In fact, tail position is one way cats communicate with other animals. If you know how to decode the language, you can understand what she’s trying to say to you, too.

Of course, every cat is unique and may have her own way of communicating, but in general, here’s what your cat may be saying with her tail.

Cat tail position

Of course, knowing what your cat is saying with her tail is just the start. She also uses her eyes, ears and other body parts to communicate. Once you become more fluent in her body language, you’ll realize that she actually talks to you quite a bit — without saying a word.

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