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Cats actually do have a relationship with people, study finds

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Even though cats have a reputation for being aloof, a new study says that the relationship with the person, much like dogs do.

Researchers at Oregon State University discovered that cats, just like dogs, and young children can be secure or insecure bond with their people.

“Like dogs, cats, fish, display, and social flexibility with respect to the notes to the man,” Kristyn is Vital, the study’s author and a research scientist at Oregon State University’s Human-Animal Interaction Lab, said in a statement. “The majority of the cats are safely attached to their owners, and they can be used as a source of safety and security in a new environment.”

Vitale and her team set out to study the level of attachment to cats and their owners, so that they can make use of a simple attachment test was carried out before the dogs, the cats.

The first group of tests was carried out with the owners of nearly 80 babies, all under the age of eight months. They spent time with their owners, and for two minutes in an unfamiliar room, and the owners have two minutes to complete, and then the owners will be back for another two minutes.

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According to attachment theory, the different setting, it would be a few of the cats are stressed, without their men present.

After re-united with their owners, and the scientists then looked at how the cats spent most of their time when they see their owner again. About 65 percent of the cats and kittens that have been found to be firmly bonded to their owners, according to the study.

The connection with the find gives researchers hope for a number of cats are placed in homes in the future, especially in light of how many of the cats and kittens that are present in the animal.

The study, which was said to be supported by Nestlé Purina sponsorship of the research on the well-being of cats and dogs, which was published in the journal Cell Press.

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