Yeah, I'm stumped on this one. This guy is a stray, who I think belongs to someone or did at some time. I first saw him down the block hanging around the driveway with a small poodle at a duplex. Mother and kids were petting the dog and cat so I assumed he belonged to them. Months later, he's still making his way to my house which is the fifth down from Duplex's assumed house.
He's aggressive with his food and I have to lure him to another table to eat, otherwise none of the others can eat because he 'owns' the feeding table. I can pet him gently and then he starts growling. I don't want to push the 'friendly' bit.
Was just so surprised to see him in the dirt where all the daily dog walkers like to let their dogs potty and there he was, on his way home, and stopped to kick dirt backwards with his back feet. He didn't potty, just stopped and kicked the dirt several times. Looked just like the dogs to it. As far as I can tell, he really was making the same 'kick the dirt all over' moves as a dog does. Then off he went, wherever he goes. Wish I could follow him and find if he actually has a home. Could be he belonged to someone at sometime, but they moved or he just wanders.
I'm going to do some internet research on male cats kicking dirt backwards like a dog does and see if anything shows up.