Why are cats so neurotic? Sometimes when I walk into a room, he will flip out and tear away like the dogs of hell are on his tail. What did he see? I keep my true form hidden, so it couldn't be that. It's not even like he is being bad; he just feels neurotically guilty and runs off to hide. the best was when he skidded out on the kitchen floor and slammed into the fridge, just because I went into the kitchen to get a glass of water. It warms that deep soft mean fire-stokey spot in my heart that laughs at the self-imposed suffering of felines.