Ask Billy

Billy is our RSPCA goat genius!
He’s here to answer your questions about wildlife, farm animals, pets and the RSPCA.

Why do cats like to pounce and scratch things?

Why do cats like to pounce and scratch things - A cat laying in the grass

In the wild, cats hunt down their food by stalking it. A pet cat still likes to pounce, because they are practicing their hunting skills. It is important that all of our pets can display this type of normal behaviour.

Why do goats eat so much?

Goats love eating but just like other animals they can be fussy with their food. The impression that goats eat a lot might come from a few different reasons.