How Cats Play
Cats, like all mammals, engage in play as youngsters and continue to do so even after they have grown up.
Play is a complex learning activity that helps kittens develop social relationships and helps them hone their physical and mental skills. But it is also fun, which is why adult cat continue to do it.
You can spend many enjoyable hours just watching with amusement as your cat plays. Watching a cat play is one of the most entertaining pastimes afforded to the cat owner.
A cat's play takes three forms, though often it is sometimes difficult to separate them.
These are: social play, object play and locomotor play.