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10 Common Things Cat Owners Do That Can Break a Cat’s Spirit and Its Heart…

Here is a great list of the top 10 "no no’s" for cat lovers. If you don’t want your fur-baby to resent, hate or fear you...these are the very behaviors you should refrain from:


Raised voices can easily terrify your cat more than you think they do. Feline ears are extra sensitive to loud noises. This means that your yelling is amplified to extreme levels for them.

Ignoring Pain

Leaving the Lights Off

When left alone in a silent home when darkness falls, your cat will feel abandoned and alone.

Not Cleaning the Litter Box.


Some examples of this include pulling on your cat’s tail (or letting your kids do so), blowing in her face, ruffling her fur while she’s is trying to sleep, picking her up if she dislikes being handled, jiggling her in your arms-such antagonizing behavior confuses and also depresses your cat, who wants to love you. We should also add that teasing your fur-baby with food, just not a cool thing to do!

Skipping the Small Stuff


Yelling “bad cat,” (or yelling something worse,) throwing things, motioning in anger and scolding your cat when he or she just misses the litter box or claws at your sofa, tells her you are unhappy with her, but she herself may have absolutely no idea why.

Neglecting Your Cat

Offering your cat absolutely no attention, no conversation, no affection and no interaction leaves your cat very confused. Cats crave even the smallest gesture or word of kindness in exchange for their pure devotion to you.

Not Filling or Cleaning the Water Dish