Most cats have a tail, wild, domestic, big, small, almost all of them have one.
Useful functions are controlled by the tail, such as balancing when running or when walking on a narrow place.
Body language exists also in cats through their tail position and it is a way of communication or expressing feelings.
You can know a lot about your cat provided you learn to translate his tail position to his current mood.
Tail position interpretation:
High Straight in the air – Your cat feels happiness and confidence.
Like a question mark – This is a signal of a playful mood.
Low tail – Beware, your cat is in an aggressive mood.
Tucked away – Now your cat is nervous and fears.
Whipping tail – Stay away, your cat is irritated and aggressive.
Swishing tail – He is serious, focusing on something.
Wrapped around another cat – A sweet moment of friendship.