Cat's vertical "elevator" stretch compilation

lassePublished: June 27, 2014Updated: August 5, 20141,668,095 views
Published: June 27, 2014Updated: August 5, 2014

Cats display a variety of behaviors that we perceive as odd and funny, but this one is a true gem. Cats tend to stretch a lot, and if there were an Olympic event for stretching, cats would win gold. They're constantly stretching their muscles, likely for many of the same reasons that people do.

The main reasons? It feels good and increases blood flow, said Andrew Cuff, a postdoctoral researcher of anatomy at the Royal Veterinary College in London.

Ruusu the cat show off her "elevator" stretch in this adorable compilation video! Does your cat have any weird habits you've caught in action? Share your stories! Music: 'Hidden Agenda' by Kevin MacLeod.

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