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Why Do Cats Love Catnip?

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Cats like Catnip owing to a chemical called nepetalactone in catnip. This chemical somehow kicks off a stereotypical pattern in cats that are sensitive to the chemical. The catnip reaction is inherited, and some cats are totally unaffected by it. Large cats like tigers can be sensitive to it as well.
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Cats love catnip because it contains nepetalactone. When the particles enter the cat's nose, it produces a mild hallucinogenic effect on the cat. They also like to eat it or roll around in it.
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