Want to get a cat to like you? Whether it’s a friend’s cat, or one you’re considering adopting, here are some tips from animal behaviorist Dr. Mikel Maria Delgado, from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
#1: Let the cat make the first move, and let them leave when they want to. Research at Switzerland’s University of Zurich found cats are more likely to approach someone who’s relaxed and focused on something else, like a good book. That explains why cats are fascinated by people who are allergic, or don’t like them, and actively avoiding them.
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