Cats Can Be As Neurotic As Their Owners

Discussion in 'Veterinary Discussion' started by Admin, Feb 26, 2019.

By Admin on Feb 26, 2019 at 8:23 AM
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    We already know that cats can be as neurotic as their owners are, but just how deep are the personality ties between felines and the humans who servelook after them?

    Pretty deep, according to new research from scientists in the UK, who found that personality traits of cat owners correlated with related behaviours exhibited by their pets – suggesting that, to some extent, your cat might be absorbing and mirroring aspects of your own personality.

    "Many owners consider their pets as a family member, forming close social bonds with them," animal welfare researcher Lauren Finka from Nottingham Trent University explained to The Telegraph.

    "It's therefore very possible that pets could be affected by the way we interact with and manage them, and that both these factors are in turn influenced by our personality differences."

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