08 Apr Why Do Cats Arch Their Backs?
If your cat is arching their back, this is usually a defensive reaction to feeling threatened. When cats feel threatened, they try and make themselves look as big as intimidating as possible — similar to a cobra who will also puff out the front part its body, and spread out its neck.
Cats have very flexible spines which you may not know, which contain almost twice as many vertebrae as a humans to make this possible. When a cat typically does this action, it will be accompanied by the fur on its back standing on end, which helps your cat look ever bigger to its enemy! “Dont mess with me” they are saying…