Young cat behaves like a toddler cuddling his plush toy to go to sleep

Young cat cuddles plush toy in bed. Screenshot.

This is anthropomorphising the domestic cat. It’s cute but….

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Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

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  • Anthropomorphising cats and dogs is not a new phenomenon. We've done this for hundred if not thousands of years. And I disagree with the perspective because most animals like to play and cuddle once they no longer have to worry about safety and food. You only need to observe sanctuary animals or ask those that care for ferals and semi-ferals.

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