Scientist: Cats View Owners As Large Cats

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Scientist: Cats View Owners As Large Cats

In his new book Cat Sense, British biologist and animal behavior expert John Bradshaw argues that domestic cats view their owners as large, non-hostile cats, such as a mother cat or an older, larger relative. What do you think?

  • “It’s nice to know my fetish has some grounding in science.”

    Francine Langham
    Beet Farmer
  • “Yes, and when humans look at cats, we see tiny, 2-foot-tall human beings. This is all common knowledge.”

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