According to a new book called Cat Sense from a professor from the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol, your furry little feline friend thinks you’re just a larger, non-hostile version of itself. Researchers say that your cat is just treating you as another cat. And when you’re cat brings home that prize-wining dead rat to your doorstep as a gift, they say it’s not actually a gift. Researchers at this school say the cat simply remembers it likes tinned food once it walks through the door and leaves its prey laying there. Why study this view of cats? Because the researcher at this school says that in actuality cats aren’t really very domesticated, that they are still wild, and that we must take that into consideration in the damage he says he’s seeing done by pedigree breeders.
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