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Why Are Cats Afraid Of Green Cucumber?


cat and cucumber Why Are Cats Afraid Of Green Cucumber?

Cat and Cucumber

They say cats have 9 lives and if this is true, then people who scare this fury little creatures might take away more than one life. Viral photos and videos have been circulating the internet about cats turned into somewhat a circus among others. Over and over people are putting the cats into a prank scare. What they usually do? They put a known vegetable salad ingredient, cucumber behind the cat while eating or napping. Once the cat turns around, they get a whole lot of scared!

According to veterinarians, the cat’s scary and frightening reactions over a piece of cucumber are not truly because of the vegetable. The real reason why these cats jump into the air, run over and around is the fact due to the surprise element of seeing an unexpected thing placed near their territory without being notice at all. Experts also added that it’s not the cucumber that scares them away it’s actually the thing they encounter the moment they turn their head around. Any object that s replaced with the cucumber will yield the same scary result to the cats.

cat and cucumber1 Why Are Cats Afraid Of Green Cucumber?Moreover, another theory which experts believed with that of cucumber is the fact that the cat might perceived it as a deadly snake or other green predator from the wild.

cat and cucumber2 Why Are Cats Afraid Of Green Cucumber?People have been warned not to repeat those prank activities with their pet cats because it can cause severe harm and threat to them. It might look and sound funny while seeing the cat jump over anything but the trauma that it will cause them in the long run will prevent them from living their usual lives.

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