Stop Petting Your Cat Stupid

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  1. Laika

    Laika Well-Known Member

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    http://gawker.com/stop-petting-your-stupid-cat-it-apparently-doesnt-even-1642660097

    What pet expert do we know constantly pets and holds her cats, causing them stress?

    A new survey from Cats Protection, the UK's leading feline welfare charity, shows most cat owners don't understand the way to properly comfort their stressed out cats: by leaving them the fuck alone.

    The survey showed more than half of cat owners polled believed that petting the rude, socially inept creature they invited into their homes to feed and look at (from a distance) calmed them down in moments of anxiety. Nope!

    "Being held or stroked for too long," said Cats Protection behavior manager Nicky Trevorrow, "can be very stressful for some cats." She continued:


    "Space and peace is often what they need. They are not small furry humans, so what would comfort us will not necessarily comfort them. Owners love their animals and want them to be happy but our research has highlighted a lack of understanding."
     
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    What about shoving them between your fake tits? Is that OK?
     
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    What about when the cat jumps on your lap and shoves his head under your hand, what do they want then?
     
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    It means your hand is in its fucking way.
     
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    "What the fuck do they know? All my cats love it when I pet them and force them to take awkwardly-posed photographs. In fact, I cured Yoda of his incuraboe heart disease by petting him 24/7."
     
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    Yeah, ok. Coming from a "writer" who defines a cat as, "rude, socially inept creature ".
    I have two cats. I'm calling bullshit on this guy.
    STFU.
     
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    I am a mama cat and I say NO!
     
  9. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    :giggle:
     
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    Mine does that all the time.
     
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    Most people over 5 years old can figure out if a cat is looking for attention or not. Beth doesn't give a fuck because she's a dimwitted narcissist.
     
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    My one cat is an attention whore , demanding physical interaction with me every chance she gets. The other one hates my filthy hands upon his body. It depends on the cat is all.
     
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    Beth definitely causes needless stress for those poor cats. Last year Howard mentioned that the cat they called "Mama Grace" kept moving her kittens to a window sill because she felt threatened. Shortly afterward Beth started posting numerous photos of herself manhandling Mama Grace and the kittens and it became apparent what the "threat" was.
     
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    I am sure holding them in a death grip while flashbulbs go off in their face is very comforting!

    I hired a behaviorist and that's what they said!
     
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    Elaborate photo shoots for rescued adult cats and kittens is a good thing....right Robin?
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Every cat I've ever met is more than willing to "inform" you if it is tired of your bullshit and/or needs some "me" time.
     
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    queerface Un-engaged Dyke

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    Exactly. You're a retard if if you can't figure out when your cat has had enough of your shit.
    Beth is retarded.
     
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    rhoads80 EVangeLIst

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    My cats wont leave me the fuck alone. They climb all over me its either throw them off or pet them.

    Not everyone like Beth holds a cat down for photo ops. They are petrified of her.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Mine, too. They have even thrown down with each other to determine which one gets my lap.

    It amazes me how everyday Beth discovers something new to her that I've known since I was 7.
     
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    Beth seems to yank her cats around like a giddy toddler seeing a furry thing that moves. I truly believe Beth would be normal if everybody was 7.