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December 15, 2013

Science says: Cats don’t Love their Owners.

“How attached cats are to their owners?” (Video)

“A cat is a small sneaky animal that manages to get by without any real relationships.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld

Cats don’t love their humans, says this scientific study (video). But what if love is more than attachment? 

Great comment: “In conclusion: Cats are independent. Dogs are loyal. Babys want their mums.”
Another great comment: “conclusion: cats owners = food dispensers. Just like teenagers.”

And Mindful Reminder! Love without dependence or attachment can be an even more beautiful kind of love. 

This study equates love with attachment. But could it be that love is about more than co-dependence?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEepVLQjDt8

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Chuck_Culp Apr 29, 2014 2:33pm

Cats are Yogis, they think a lot about the ramifications of their actions. They are your friend, not your slave. All interactions must have mutual benefits.

Lori Feb 20, 2014 3:19pm

Cats don't have a "security attachment" relationship with their owners. It doesn't mean they don't have a bond with them.

Lisa Jan 24, 2014 7:14pm

What a unfounded and downright laughable study! HAHAHAHA! Note to uneducated experimentor, cats and dogs form bonds in different ways. Cats do not follow a pack and therefore are more independent. The cat is not stupid, it knows mum will return and if she does not after several hours, then the cat will begin to freak out. Cats are actually more attached to their homes and completely destabalized by moving so keep the camera rolling for a day and you will see pure distress! This "scientist" did not consider ANY variables here. Very primative and biased study, actually these people should just be plain embarassed to have published it, it holds no value!

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