As is the case with parents, people who own pets may discover that they unconsciously adopt actions
that are designed to protect and promote the well-being of their pets. Cats in particular
with their frequently peculiar behaviors, have caused many owners of other pets.
especially cats, to pick up many behaviors through no fault of their own.
When asked what people's pets have inadvertently conditioned their owners to do
cat lovers typically respond by saying things like...
One cat lover now shuffles around their home in the dark. It's a habit to avoid stepping on their black cat.
Staring into your cat's eyes may seem innocent, but she won't enjoy it. "Cats hate being stared at because it shows dominance."