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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

By February 6, 2020June 12th, 2020Cats

Most cats aren’t fond of water except breeds like the Turkish Van. Why is that so? There are a variety of reasons. Read on to find out more.

Cats that are not used to getting wet would be thrown off. Cats in generally do not like surprises, as the cucumber trick shows us as well. Getting wet is an unpleasant experience for your cat as it gets in the way of their natural grooming habit. Cats have numerous scent glands that produce pheromones for them to mark spaces as their own. Getting wet would interfere with these functions.

Having their fur wet would weigh them down, apart from being cold and keeping their movement clammy.

The next time someone asks you “Why Do Cats Hate Water?”, now you know the facts!