Why Do Cats Pull Food Out Of Their Bowls?

Some cats pull food out of their bowls when the bowls are too deep or too narrow.
Dear Thomasina...
Why do cats pull food out of their bowls and eat it off the floor? My cats make such a mess!
-- Frustrated

Hi, Frustrated!
Yikes!! I'm sorry about the mess. Although I don't do it, I can think of a few reasons why cats pull food out of their bowls.

Why Some Cats Prefer The Floor To Their Food Bowls

Three Reasons Why Cats Eat Grass

Cats eat grass because it's moist and juicy and tastes good. And it might also be good for them.
Dear Thomasina...
Why do cats eat grass? Mine eats grass and then throws up all over everywhere. Why does she torture herself this way?
-- Anxious Cat Mom

Hi Anxious...
Oh, no! I don't think your cat is torturing herself. Cats eat grass because it's moist and juicy, and it tastes so good. We love eating grass!

Throwing up a few minutes later isn't so great. But it's better than the alternative -- an uncomfortable stomach -- and grass doesn't always make us sick.

Why Cats Eat Grass

Here are three reasons why cats eat grass.
1. We eat grass because it tastes really good, especially when it's still wet from the dew or rain. 

Today's Purrl Of Wisdom

"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through." 
-- Jules Verne

How Cats Speak With Their Eyes

Sometimes cats speak with their eyes. Look into your cats eyes and see what she has to say.
Dear Thomasina...
Can cats speak with their eyes? Sometimes my cat looks at me with so much affection, I feel like she's saying "I love you." 
-- Curious

Hi Curious...
Ohhh... Lucky you! Yes, cats speak with their eyes, and some of us have a special look to tell our humans we love them. I don't though. Not all of us are that... ummm... demonstrative (How do you like that word? My human typist came up with it).

Your cat can tell you all kinds of important things with her eyes. I did this translation for you.

How Cats Speak With Their Eyes