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There’s science behind your inexplicably close relationship with your cat
Cats have developed a bad reputation for acting aloof, independent and unaffectionate to their owners. For the study, the team of researchers replicated situation tests that were originally designed in the s to help evaluate the parent-infant bond. But, instead of parents and infants, the scientists tested the relationship between cats — including 70 kittens and 38 adult felines — and their owners. The findings showed that the majority of cats reacted in the same way as dogs and children when they are unexpectedly left alone. During the study, 70 cats were placed in an unfamiliar room with their owner for two minutes. The owner then left the room for a further two minutes before returning. Researchers said
By Jessica Hullinger. Four-year-old Jeremy Triantafilo from Bakersfield, Calif. The video also contradicts a common misconception of cats as lazy and indifferent. In fact, experts say, they can be as bonded with and protective of their owners as dogs are. Peter Soboroff, a veterinarian with the New York Cat Hospital, who has witnessed many protective kitties. And Fluffy can keenly sense when someone she loves is in danger.
In pop culture, dogs are heroes, cats are zeroes
Bonnier Corp. At Bonnier Corporation, your privacy is important to us., Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that actual cat ownership has a number of benefits.
Cats and their human devotees are a misunderstood bunch. What prompted this outpouring? On the face of it, dog people seem to be less touchy. Maybe because they are. Whether consciously or not, both media and society seem to love to rub this insecurity in.