All rights reserved. Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9, years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines. Today more than 80 million cats reside in U. Watch a video about the secret lives of cats. Yet there's still a lot we don't know about our feline friends—including what they think of their owners.
Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.
Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw insists that cats really aren't terribly domesticated and think that humans are the same species as them, but oddly "non-hostile. It's true that I struggle with the running-up-and-down-drainpipes thing. I'm also not very adept at catching mice, without considerable chemical help. On the other hand, I'm good at eating cheese and I can drink milk very quietly. Perhaps that's why my friend Ed's cat Bob thinks I'm also a cat. Bob hasn't told me himself, but a British anthrozoologist named John Bradshaw has. In a book called Cat Sense , which the New York Times kindly reviewed last week , Bradshaw insists that despite being happy lying over your warm laptop keyboard and starring in any number of YouTube videos, cats are essentially still wild. He's been studying cats for 30 years and he insists that because they were never bred to play some specific role in the domestic life of humans, they didn't go through some radical evolutionary change.
If you don't mind some slightly off-topic advice, I can assure you that you will meet plenty of other beautiful, interesting women going forward. While reading the article I could actually picturize my near future. We had a long distant relationship for 3 years. Our first Christmas married I want you all to know that you are loved and appreciated.