A Study Finds That Your Cat Thinks of You as a Parent

Contrary to popular belief, cats can actually form bonds with their owners just like other pets do. A study found that cats have social-cognitive abilities and, similar to babies, your cat can see you as their parent and create a sense of attachment.

To satisfy the curiosity of all cat lovers, We will now explain why your cat thinks of you as a parent.

They are social animals.

A Study Finds That Your Cat Thinks of You as a Parent

Most cats have social needs. They can befriend other animals and cooperate with them. They can even feel a loss. Cats also try to socialize and create bonds with humans. In fact, some experts say that cats think we are cats as well. Bigger than them, but still cats. They see you as family.

They feel attached to you.

A Study Finds That Your Cat Thinks of You as a Parent

Your cat seeks proximity with you. They try to be involved in what you are doing and create a sense of attachment. Once they create an attachment style with you, it tends to become stable over time. This behavior toward their owner is still present during the cat’s adulthood, meaning that your cat sees you as its primary caretaker

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