Cats’ reaction to unfamiliar people

Have you ever wondered why your feline friend acts so differently around strangers? Cats are known for their independent and sometimes aloof nature, but their reactions to unfamiliar people can vary greatly. Some cats may hide or run away, while others may approach with curiosity or even aggression. It’s important to understand that cats are territorial animals, and they may feel threatened or anxious when faced with someone they don’t know. This can lead to defensive behaviors such as hissing, growling, or even scratching. If you have guests coming over, it’s a good idea to provide a safe space for your cat where they can retreat if they feel overwhelmed. Make sure to introduce new people slowly and allow your cat to approach them on their own terms. Remember, every cat is unique, and their reactions to unfamiliar people will vary. By respecting your cat’s boundaries and providing a calm and secure environment, you can help them feel more comfortable and confident in social situations.

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