Cats are associated with people much more than any more pets. They can not only bring joy to their owners, but also to manipulate them.
Behavioral group of the University of Vienna has analyzed the behavior of 41 cats and their owners, and also found out through tests as playful animals and how sociable their hosts.
The researchers determined that cats and people strongly influence each other. The greatest understanding observed for women extroverts and young, active animals. They lack effective communication minor hints - for example, raised tail indicates the desire of friendly contact. In this case, the cat owners love skillfully using, in particular, in order to get more food.
Cats and people have for each other strong attachment. "The man and the cat is well known tendencies and preferences of each other. Their relationship is based on mutual attraction, ease of interaction, games, love and social support ", - says one of the study authors simjo sunny.
These relationships are typical for people, but in nature almost never occur. Cats are like little children who have not yet learned to talk, the researchers said, stressing that the results of their work can take a fresh look at these animals.