In the video, captured in Nanchang City in Jiangxi Province on July 20, the baby is smiling at the cat when all of a sudden the cat slaps him on the head with its paw and makes a scary face at him.
He literally looks at the cat with heart eyes. Well, but cat will always be cat...
So, the animal suddenly slap his head with an aggressive face
The stunned boy then starts to cry and turns to his mum, who can be heard saying: "It's OK!"
Footage of a cat slapping a baby on the head in southeastern China.
It is important for anyone who wants to understand animals and their behavior to place things in the proper perspective. Cats are domesticated, but this term is useless when discussing propensity of aggression, whether or not a pet is capable of attacking, and basically anything else meaningful.
The fact that cats are domesticated and widely kept as pets often misleads people into thinking they do not have the instincts associated with so-called wild animals. All cats are products of their environment, and if a cat is not socialized with humans, it will become just as 'wild' as what they've descended from (and, vice versa, many wild cats can be tamed when human-socialized, although to different extents).
Cats are domesticated, but this term is useless when discussing propensity of aggression, whether or not a pet is capable of attacking, and basically anything else meaningful.
Most domesticated cats (and dogs), when socialized, will never severely bite or attack humans as long as they aren’t ‘provoked’. However, this comforting fact does not determine whether or not your cat might end up unexpectedly acting aggressive one day as animals, not being robots, are subject to the same shifts in mood that result from various factors that may be hormonal, stress-related, or a response to an environmental change.
It is all too common for pet owners to say "he's never done this before" when they experience a bite from their pet. At any point, in any situation, there can be a first time for anything.
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