Happy cat – Tail up, alert eyes, brisk movements.
Aggressive cat – Arched back, ears pointed up, movements are more forward and direct.
Playful cat – Fast and energetic movements, engages other cats or people in play.
Insecure cat – Avoids contact, grooms nervously, more common in smaller/younger cats.
Confident cat – Tail with a curved tip, ears forward, alert eyes.
Scared cat – Tail down or tucked under, slinks away, retreats from contact.
Curious cat – Alert, tail in the air, eager to investigate.
Affectionate cat – Blinks eyes slowly (a sign of trust).
What is your cat telling you? The next time she curls her tail around your legs (a friendly greeting) or slowly blinks at you, you know you’re getting signs of affection from a happy cat.