Cats are born with certain instincts which are common across the species. They are by nature nocturnal, predatory, territorial, cautious, and in
Cat��s are excellent jumpers and a great at gauging risk but despite the care they usually take to gauge height and distance before making an unfamiliar leap -they can and do make mistakes. A leap upwards to a ledge or a table-top can end in an undignified scramble with the back legs and a desperate heave with the front if the distance has been misjudged. Slippery kitchen top surfaces are notorious for falling an otherwise well judged spring.