It’s just a fact of life that cats like to squeeze into small spaces where they feel much safer and more secure. Instead of being exposed to the clamor and possible danger of wide-open spaces, cats prefer to huddle in smaller, more clearly delineated areas.
"Your Cat Loves Hopping Into Boxes. Here’s Why." is from the April 22, 2017 Animalia section of The Washington Post. It was written by Nicholas Dodman and narrated by Sam Scholl.