Ummm, what can I say?Ggggg immee a break bobsquish….. it's just a bloody cat we are discussing..
Folks are too soft.. why do you think cats have servants ?
Our (drop dead gorgeous) cat came (to a new home via the rspca) with a few small issues..
Claws and teeth were appropriate devices to influence the humans when they were slow to obey.
So I lost a bit of blood a couple of times.. but made my points firmly.
We are now very close friends (can't get rid of it) but I am also the benevolent dictator……
I am also a v e r y …. experienced animal trainer and have sorted out many dysfunctional relationships (dogs,cats,nags) to the benefit of both parties .
In the 19th century many people had similar thought about children.
This thread is mostly about people who think cats should be allowed to behave in the nature and genetics dictate.
Humans are more violent than cats.
And what method do you use to "train" cats?
Cats do want they want to to do, and not what some 19th century mid set thinks they should do :
If you do not like cats behaving in the way nature intended, please post your ideas on some other thread.