Tagged: ailurophobe

No English language word for cat hater

What do you call someone who hates cats?

There is no single word in the English language to describe someone who hates cats. However, you probably know that there is a word for someone who is excessively frightened of cats: ailurophobe. It...

Why do I hate cats?

A dozen reasons why people hate cats

There are many reasons why some people hate cats. All the reasons can be turned around by education, understanding and tolerance. In other words the reasons are often false and cat hating is often...

fear and hatred of cats

Is fear of cats hereditary?

Is fear of cats hereditary? Or better put: is a fear of cats inherited? I chose the former title because people use that phrase. There is a nice story on The Daily Journal.com about...

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