Miaow hear this: don’t be fooled, your cat needs you

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Aloofnes in cats is a sign of insecurity

Miaow hear this: don’t be fooled, your cat needs you

Scientists bust the myth of the aloof feline – our kitties depend on us for comfort when they are stressed out

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Dogs are not unique. Cats can also be a (wo)man’s best friend, a new study proves – busting the myth of aloof cats.

Roughly two-thirds of cats form secure attachments to their caregivers like dogs, and babies, the scientists show for the first time.

Cats depend on their owners for a stress-free life – as much as stroking pets lowers their humans’ stress levels –  according to the latest research published on Sunday...

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