Detractors of the domestic cat will argue that they don’t love their human companion but manipulate them into providing resources such as security, warmth and the all-important food.
Supporters of the domestic cat will argue that they truly do have genuine affection towards us. They miss us when we are not there. Dogs are the same. You must have seen the videos of dogs at home alone pacing and crying out, confused and then settling down patiently waiting.
The question that in the title to this short post is silly because we know they love us: