There are a few reasons why cats adore plain cardboard boxes

Cats want to have a secure hiding place

from which they can view the world around them since they are

by nature, cryptic animals, the author claims.

Cats are hunters and prey, so having a safe place

from which they can keep an eye on both prey and predator dangers is ideal.

“boxes can significantly lower a cat’s stress

and help cats regulate their body temperatures.”

The cardboard is a huge source of excitement and joy for the cat