Several felines hate dogs. Of course, their relations mainly consist of barking, chasing, and hissing. This is in complete contrast to more than a several circumstances of kitty-canine affection. Thus, there should be reasons why several felines hate pooches while other cats live in peace with their dog friends. Here are several answers.
The ancestors of cats are Arabian wildcats that were known mainly to be loners, while the ancestors of dogs are naturally social wolves. Many years later, even now, domesticated cats and dogs possess several of the traits of their predecessors. Pooches have the instinct to hunt tiny prey – especially if it is running. It is no secret that felines usually do not like being chased, even if pooches see it as a fun game.
In addition to that, dogs have the inborn “in your face” assertiveness – they are your instant best friend. On the other hand, felines appear to assess the situation and hang back before extending their friendship.
Dogs and cats require time to adapt to one another, and an introduction that is forced only boosts confrontational urges. Since dogs and cats own various levels of comfort when it comes to making friends, the introduction procedure requires being a slow type. Ensure that the cat a quick escape if it chooses to leave the place. A lot of kitties like elevated places of resting such as cat trees, that gives the best escape from frequent overenthusiastic dogs.
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November 15, 2018
Because STUPID PEOPLE let their dogs go after cats! It infuriates me no end and I lost a cat to a damn stupid hunter whose dog killed one of my cats before I could get out there. Had I been able to catch up to them – that hunter would’ve had a dead dog and possibly a dead hunter himself.