Cats are famously temperamental and are generally considered to be less loyal and social than dogs. But recent research suggests that cats actually have similar levels of attachment to their human caregivers as dogs and infants. WIRED’s Arielle Pardes spoke with Kristyn Vitale from Oregon State University’s Human-Animal Interaction Lab to find out more.
Read Kristyn Vitale’s study, “Attachment bonds between domestic cats and humans” here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.08.036
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Researcher Explains Why Cats May Like Their Owners as Much as Dogs | WIRED