I’ve blogged about dogs. But I also like cats. They are cool, graceful little killing machines. I also like what cat-haters don’t: their independence. Did you know that cats, unlike nearly every other domesticated animal, cannot be intentionally bred? Did you know that cats are the most popular pet in the world, with three-times as many cats as dogs?
British zoologist John Bradshaw, the author of The Behaviour of the Domestic Cat, has a new book out: Cat Sense. After the jump is an excerpt from that book. Read it all at the link, but I have quoted a passage that shows how cats sometimes do, in fact, show affection to their human owners. Sort of. [Read more…]