A few years ago when I was expecting my first child, I heard a few things about pets and children that seemed hysterically wide of the mark. Cats in particular seem to come in for a lot of bad press. Perhaps it was just that the nice lady leading our maternity class wasn’t a “cat person”, but I suspect it’s a wider PR issue for these oft-misunderstood creatures. For cats, unlike dogs, seem to polarise opinion. You either love them or fear them; very few people have a neutral
We love our cats, and with very good reason. Cats have been scientifically proven to be good for you- they lower the risk of heart disease, their purring helps heal bones, muscles and tendons, AND they increase your pulling power. I could go on!
Cats and their ways are hilarious- their independent streak has led to articles such as this one. But there are reasons why our cats might actually not be very happy with us. Here are some of the problems many cats are experiencing