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Cat Legends: Beware Of Foot-Licking Cats And Jealous Kitten A friend of a pal told me this story... A friend's mother within law owned a very tender cat. The cat would likely regularly cuddle against individuals legs and feet and also was particularly affectionate while using mother in law/owner as well as would go so far as to be able to lick her feet. This is done in a way whereby the kitten appeared to be grooming the toes like it would groom an additional cat or a kitten. The friend who explained this story asserts how the cat would "groom" the caretaker in law's feet, even going so far as to bump her slippers off as well as lick her feet once she sat down in her own chair to rest for the night time. Typically, the mother in regulation rested in her chair slightly after suppertime, usually only for about 10 or 20 minutes in response to the evening meal : and then she'd get up, restored , to do some light routines until the later hour regarding bed time. The mother in regulation would often wake up with her slippers both knocked totally free and the cat nearby or even with the cat in the process regarding grooming her feet. Generally , the raspy cat tongue would awaken the mother within law as the cat received its scratchy tongue over the soles of her toes. On occassion, the cat would likely become slighly overly intense and nibble the owner's toes and this would aftermath the owner. One morning , the mother in law had not been feeling so effectively , so she had been a little medication which made the girl a little drowsier than normal, specially after the substantial supper ticket and evening meal. On this time , when she sat in her own favourite chair, she droped into sleep quite quickly and to a deeper level than usual. The mother in regulation was slow to aftermath when the cat's licking became persistent and overly tender and, for reasons unfamiliar , and the cat's nibbling last but not least resulted in one bite on the sluggish woman's foot. Unfortunately, the bite did puncture the skin and pull blood. Also sadly , the blood that was attracted came from a major artery. Your possibilitiy of this happening is probably one in a million... When a friend of this cat owner went to review her and see if she was feeling better, the caretaker in law was found using her chair, in her typical sleeping position, never having awakened from her quick sleep because she bled to be able to death in a hurry... The cat was still licking the girl feet - and apart at the woman's blood : when the mother in regulation was discovered dead in her own living room. In a lot of "Old Wives Tales," felines are said to be detrimental (that may be - DEADLY) to baby babies/infants. Three of the most common myths concerning cats and babies are : • If a cat heards a baby crying, the cat thinks the noises are an additional cat-like entity and will take action territorially, climbing into the child's cot/bassinet or crib to be able to harm or kill the baby. • Cats could steal the breath through babies (again, climbing inside their crib or bassinet) • If a cat smells take advantage of on a baby's breath, it's going to lick around the baby's jaws and smother the baby Cats can, in fact , be territorial as well as react with jealousy... rAther, felines ARE TERRITORIAL and

might know about deem as "jealous conduct " is a feature of their territorial instinct...however - urban myth makes a monster from the cat species in many ways... Rarely are real cats therefore territorial that they are dangerous and quite a few of the myths about killer jealous felines play on the fact that - yes - a cat has selected natural features that can hurt people - very sharp teeth and four very sharp sets of claws. Personally, I have a save CAT who was damaged as well as severely abused before i got him, so I dealt with certain TERRITORIAL behaviors with your ex - I still perform deal with territorial issues with your ex after having him for nearly 4 years. These issues, are FAR FROM harmful to my own well-being : even if some of them do include me being the people receiving a scratch or nip on occassion. The most amazing issue about the territorial and behavioral issues I face with my feline is the quite a few and blatant WARNINGS my personal cat gives me concerning the problems he's going through... This means that if i am scratched or bitten, i have almost always had prior forewarning that scratching or biting on is likely to occur. Sometimes i'm trying to lessen the effects of the different cat behavior, so I take precautions and "expect" a puppy nip or flailing paw...yet my cat has NEVER acted aggressively toward me if there is no reason. * Note... The issues with my personal cat are known : and there haven't been any "sudden jealous behaviors" because while i first brought him straight into my home there were "a lot of varied behaviors in need of correction." He's not as sneaky while everyone would think while i mention, "my cat provides behavioral and territorial problems on a daily basis." This just means that • I will not touch him withour forewarning him • I will not move "his stuff" all of a sudden him • When my partner and i change his cat kitten , I EXPECT him to grab at my legs and fingers and I STOP OFTEN to be able to comfort him... HE despises THIS changing of the litter and to him i'm taking away his "stuff." it's almost traumatic for your ex and I make sure I discuss him through this and do not push him away or even yell at him. It's "yucky poop" to us but it's "HIS IDENTITY" to be able to him and contains his proofs of identity to other animals and, frankly, I've tried out many different ways to make his kitten changing a different experience but it is one of his quirks. "we all " get around it together : but this yukky little task is rarely a 2 minute deal. • I pay attention to ANY behaviors during my feline that show that he is "certainly not calm" and doing so helps me keep myself through getting a "surprise punch" through my cat. • I do not use my hands (or even anything else) to tease him • When I play with your ex - using toys in strings and toys in sticks - I keep your play "short" and the period length playing with him very that he doesn't mistake "the games" we are playing for "teasing" and so he doesn't get over-stimulated through playing • I will literally tell someone to leave my personal home if they do not take notice of the rule about "no using hands" in my home or even if they tease my kitten repeatedly (this teasing provides happened twice and it required a week in each occasion , to sort out the OTHER behaviors these instances brought on in my kitten )

• I am meticulous with him - my partner and i watch him for "sticks " because, well... I'm not a cat. I have no way to know what he could be thinking and he certainly doesn't think like a human will. If I see a behavior that other people would call "negative behavior," I immediately try to think of something I might did or have changed in our shared environment. It's not usual for a kitten to just suddenly change actions and instantly turn "fatal " - to be fine as well as "normal," then to out of the blue "get sneaky" when your back again is turned. Yes, a cat may display negative behaviors or a cat's actions may gravitate toward "territorial" and aggressive displays but when you are being a reasonable pet owner, you will have tons of fair warning...If you "believe " your cat just out of the blue changed for the worse, i apologize but I have to say that - perhaps you missed about a half dozen or more behavioral cues from your cat and then just noticed the one most detrimental behavior and are calling this specific "a drastic change in the cat." Typically, even when a cat is being "territorial," the cat will "show " aggression then run away...there is usually a "show" of some sort well before any possible assault on any human being, youngster , other animal... We get the idea that cats are sneaky and that they always sneak up on a "victim" to perform aggressive acts because we now have seen how a cat tracks mice, birds, etc... Whenever a cat's psychology is disturbed , take a CLOSE LOOK at your kitten... Your cat is going to be MESSED UP if a territorial concern is going on... Territorial issues are about the cat's identity as well as safety, believe it or not - there won't be much "sneakiness" to be able to anything with your cat in the event that he/she is experiencing a threat to his/her space or what ever he or she thinks is his/her territory... It will be as if your own cat has LOST the ability to be his/her usual "mouse button huntress" and clever self when he/she experiences territorial problems... "hunting " is a full "ritual" to some cat, not an uncontrolled take action of aggression. Territorial problems can include aggression but more often than not , a cat will telegraph a number of warning signs before becoming actually aggressive. This isn't to say a cat won't "punch" out with his/her paws right's only that "intent to damage or even harm" is usually NOT the initial stage of territorial conduct. We often get your "hunting ritual" and it's overwhelmingly successful results (cats are deadly creatures to most from the smaller animals they search for...this cannot be denied) confusing with SCARY territorial actions...because the territorial behaviors are made to make a cat look fatal , too...the hissing, barking , display of fang as well as claws is definitely a fear-creating few visual effects for us...and so , for as long as we can go back within storytelling, we have created misconceptions about felines... Hunting, in cats - is not an aggression issue. General "Cat Lady assumption " - otherwise known as "principle Jealous Cat in Control" Everyone knows that a green with envy cat can ruin the relationship. You know, the old account - the woman's cat doesn't like her new partner...the cat consistently nips as well as attacks the boyfriend whenever he's over...the relationship influences very beginning stages, and the gentleman and woman aren't everything that close to begin with, so the brand-new boyfriend quickly just determines

to forget the whole deal...trying to be around the kitten just isn't worth his floor interest of the woman, therefore that's all she composed... The relationship goes nowhere, foiled by the cat! The woman stays home turning out to be a sort of "Cat Lady," the girl best and only friend, the girl cat...and the man out of this story - and every various other man she "begins" to possess a relationship with heads away and off to who knows some various other happy, cat-free, jealous-free lifestyle. I heard this specific story from a friend of the friend... One man a friend of mine realized had a real love regarding animals. He was individual with them and even though a lot of people grumble about the "snootiness" of the siamese cat breed , along with their distinct "meow," this person got himself a siamese breed for a pet. He or she wanted to dispel the fantasy to his friends concerning siamese being "snooty" as well as "aloof" and about the fantasy , "cats can't be trained : especially siamese breed felines." And so the guy set about to have a decent pet/owner relationship with his cat. He or she was patient in coaching the cat and bought the very best food, toys, bed as well as accessories for his little friend. He did so effectively with training his kitten that the siamese pet would come when called, and, upon verbal cue, would furthermore "climb up to the make " of the pet loving owner. This became a source of pride for the siamese cat owner - that his cat both can and DID learn to react quite obediently and stay still on his make while he would have discussions with his friends. Naturally, this specific impressive cat trick became the main topic of discuss in the cat lover's group of friends, and the gentleman could even get his puppy to get on other individuals shoulders for a short time. All in all , the man brought a lot of buddies to the conclusion that felines are really fun particularly siamese cats - that they're smart creatures and are trainable and very nice to have close to. Things were running smoothly for the siamese cat owner and his new popularity produced him in contact with a very wonderful lady who was also astounded by his obvious patience within training his siamese puppy. As the two started the romance, however, the pleased , well-behaved pet started to steer clear of the new girlfriend. Because the partners were interested in each other, these people sort of forgot about the kitten for a time and didn't notice that the cat would disappear when the girlfriend came more than. The new couple spent most of their time out in "dating events," like a common couple, so it was even easier for the pair to overlook your cat's behavior. The first few months of the romance went effectively and then stretched to a few weeks , and after about four months, the couple felt the need for privacy to be together within intimate ways, so they went to see movies less, went for fewer restaurant foods and started splitting their time between her place and his... Finally, these people noticed the cat's conduct , so the fellow, realizing that his cat felt, possibly , "replaced" by the girlfriend, attempted to get the cat to "similar to " his partner more. He or she spent time teaching your girlfriend, first - to utilize the same commands as he employed for obedience with the cat and then he got the cat accustomed to being on his girlfriends' make.

Things seemed to be proceeding fine, except that the cat wasn't QUITE AS involved with reaching people as before the man relationship and romance began...still, the couple thought your shoulder sitting trick was real progress with the male's pet. One night , the woman showed up to pick the girl boyfriend up...secretly, your fellow had been trying to get the kitten to be more interactive, therefore he was using compliance commands related to the make trick and was longing for the effect that the cat would likely greet his girlfriend with the door, leaping to the girl shoulder... The woman was starting to feel that the girl boyfriend's cat didn't actually like her, and over days gone by week, the girlfriend had suggested many more out-of-home dates than usual - and she mentioned that the cat's behavior : the constantly running apart shortly after she arrived motivated her decision to start paying less time encroaching upon exactly what the cat might view while "cat territory." The guy hoped to alleviate these problems by creating a behavior or even trick in the cat that could involve the girlfriend and then they could all move forward following that , once the cat was accustomed to the trick...the cat owner assumed the cat would just like the partner more by being near her With all that in mind, now we get to the part where the girlfriend arrives to pick the girl boyfriend up for motion pictures and dinner out... Once the girlfriend bumped on the door, the partner commanded the cat to get on his shoulder. If the new trick worked proper , he'd open the door and the cat would instantly bounce to his girlfriends make , sort of like a greeting : before the boyfriend would also have a chance to hug her as well as welcome her in... He or she thought "THIS OUGHT TO make an impression her and make her certain the cat is learning to similar to her." Well, that impressed the girlfriend a great deal - it nearly murdered her! When the person opened up the door, cat in shoulder, the cat made a single timely (territorial?) mistake (formula ?) and launched himself immediately at the girlfriend's FACE : instead of her well as , landing - after obviously being in mid-air, the cat clung to her face with all four paws, then snapped up hold, to keep from dropping... Raking, with the aid of plain old gravity, all the way down the girl face... Scarring the girl for life. For More Info Click Here

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When I play with your ex - using toys in strings and toys in sticks - I keep your play "short" and the