Why Do Cats Go Crazy For Catnip? – Simon’s Cat Logic
Simon’s Cat Logic is a fun series where we hear from Cat Behaviour Expert Nicky, about why cats do the silly things they do, and how we can help our cats lead happy and healthy lives.
Ever wondered why cats go crazy for catnip? Or does your cat not react to it?
Catnip is a perennial herb from the mint family, it has downy leaves, purple flowers and a pungent smell. It kicks off a chemical reaction in the brain and is irresistible to cats, well most of them, and although it may send some kitties a bit crazy, it is completely harmless.