People have brought all sorts of animals into their homes in pets, but there are none that are quite so beloved as cats and dogs. It’s such a pity that we don’t speak the same language as them, so we sometimes don’t understand exactly why they do what they do. But, if we look at their history, when they were in the wild, we may be able to uncover some answers.
Dogs are the result of domesticating wolves, so looking at the pack behaviors of wolves may explain a good deal of their behavior. On the other hand, cats come from lone hunters, and they carry many traits from this ancestry. You won’t believe the real reasons behind some of your pet’s behaviors! Keep reading to learn the true meaning behind cats purring and dogs wagging their tails.