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2 yıl önce

If you have a cat, you've probably asked yourself, "does my cat love me?" Love is a messy term. It's not all that accurate to the way we feel...that attachment. Does a baby love their parent? I would say yes. So I decided to put Bill and Loki's love to the test using one of psychology's most famous experiments!

Big thanks to Nick from Science Asylum and Dom from Every Think for giving me footage of them angrily typing even though I could’ve used it for malicious purposes. Check out both of their amazing channels!
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The cats at the beginning were mostly from charitable Twitter and Reddit folks. Thanks y’all! I love it when a plan comes together. Here’s all the cats’ names (and social media name if applicable):
Ester - @AllEndlessKnot
Xenophon and Coralon
Sabrina Toftillo - @ARTexplains
Bandito - Bandito Cat on YT
Marzipan
...and other unnamed cats!

Sources:
Vitale, Kristyn & Behnke, Alexandra & Udell, Monique. (2019). Attachment bonds between domestic cats and humans. Current Biology. 29. R864-R865. 10.1016/j.cub.2019.08.036.
Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, & Bell, S. (1970). Attachment, Exploration, and Separation: Illustrated by the Behavior of One-Year-Olds in a Strange Situation. Child Development, 41(1), 49-67. doi:10.2307/1127388

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E l l i e
E l l i e 2 yıl önce
I did this with my cat. We went to an unfamiliar room. When my cat left, I started crying. Then my cat returned and I was happy again.
Christy B.
Christy B. 21 gün önce
Too funny.
Brian Bailey
Brian Bailey 28 gün önce
@Annie Crux agreed!
James Paternoster
James Paternoster 4 aylar önce
Neuroscience and Neurobiology are potentially the greatest areas of human study anyone can study in terms of pushing forward science and the advancement of humanity! I’d highly recommend the work of Robert sapolsky and his epic book behave which offers a candid path and broad view of humanity and the true reasons for the way people are not just dogma and superstition holding culture back and creating needless suffering as a result of this lack of knowledge and understanding I know this isn’t specific to this video but my point still stands and it is a neuroscience channel
Person
Person 7 aylar önce
😂
Victoria Vinson
Victoria Vinson 2 yıl önce
A friend of mine adopted a dog when she had two cats. Her cats hated it and hissed and growled at it. Then it went blind and the cats would follow it around to make sure it didn't bump into walls and help the dog get to his food bowl..They knew there was something wrong with him before my friend did. That is my favorite cat story.
El Ess
El Ess 14 gün önce
@Solar Wind Tara is the name of the cat that saved the young boy from the dog's grip. Nora was the name of a piano playing cat. She would play the instrument along side her owner, who was a piano teacher. And, let me tell you, Nora played the piano better than I ever could!
Peanut and Cream
Peanut and Cream 3 aylar önce
I agree
James Paternoster
James Paternoster 4 aylar önce
Neuroscience and Neurobiology are potentially the greatest areas of human study anyone can study in terms of pushing forward science and the advancement of humanity! I’d highly recommend the work of Robert sapolsky and his epic book behave which offers a candid path and broad view of humanity and the true reasons for the way people are not just dogma and superstition holding culture back and creating needless suffering as a result of this lack of knowledge and understanding this science can help humans with similar and far more complex issues with people having a profound impact on culture and society pushing forward science and understanding of human behaviour, mental illness and prevention of diseases, crime, cancer and brain disorders and illness as well as many other subtle issues related to these
CYANTIST
CYANTIST 6 aylar önce
@Idfk yes ive seen that video
Erika
Erika 7 aylar önce
Ooooh. That's so sweet. Good kitties. I do love that story. Now my dog just has to go blind so my kitty will be compassionate toward him.🙁
RummageTheRum
RummageTheRum 2 yıl önce
My cat joins me in the bathroom, and will force himself to pee when I'm peeing. Pretty sure that's love
Nicotine Dealer
Nicotine Dealer 2 gün önce
I'm touched
Christy B.
Christy B. 21 gün önce
I do hope he doesn’t do it on the bath room floor.
Icicle
Icicle Aylar önce
i know this comment is old but same
Stick
Stick 2 aylar önce
Love of the purest kind lmao
Connor Barkington
Connor Barkington 8 aylar önce
In the wild, cats use the buddy system when going to the bathroom. That's why cats prefer to be there when you're pooping. They're trying to watch your back and keep you safe from ambush predators while you do your business. They also want you to do the same for them. It's a matter of fear, loyalty, and pride.
Nathan Plunkett
Nathan Plunkett 2 yıl önce
I had a bad reaction to a prescription once, I was slipping in and out of consciousness but my buddy yowled and meowed and walked all over me, got next to my hear and cried and cried to keep me awake. He probably saved my life because my mom came to see what all the noise was about. When I came home, he nearly died of excitement and refused to leave my side until I got out of bed finally. He literally had to be fed on the floor next to my bed. Cats DO love deeply. EDIT: I forgot to mention that he was a stray when I found him and we let him go in and out at his leisure.
New Guy
New Guy 2 aylar önce
My 2nd cat wandered into my property and just decided he's living with me now.
Molly Taylor
Molly Taylor Yıl önce
I swear, adopted strays would die for you 100 times over. And, to be fair, we'd do the same for them.
E-plunksna
E-plunksna Yıl önce
@WeirdMegster oh my god that sounds terribly serious!! i am glad your kitties saved you. how does that kind of bacterial infection happen, to begin with?
WeirdMegster
WeirdMegster Yıl önce
I love stories like this! So glad you had a little kitty watching over you! My cats also saved me when I developed sepsis from a bacterial infection. I was unresponsive, unbeknownst to my husband. He said the cats refused to leave my side even for to eat which he thought was odd but didn't do anything. Then one of the cats started scratching and yowling at him and kept trying to get him to come to me. Finally, he followed the cat and checked on me to find me unconscious, struggling to breathe and cyanotic. If my cats hadn't been there my husband would have let me go the entire night until morning before he would have checked on me. Obviously, by then I would have died. Thanks to my cats it was caught in time and I was hospitalized only for a few days and came home with a picc line for just 2 weeks. Not too bad for nearly dying. I love animals!!!!
Shoshi Platypus
Shoshi Platypus 2 yıl önce
TheDreadedJuggernaut Absolutely! See my comment on the main thread. Our old cat could smell when I was having chemo.
Vlady Nick
Vlady Nick 2 yıl önce
Cats DO experience the "admiration" aspects of love. I frequently catch my cat sitting still and looking at me with unabashed admiration. It's the same look that we have on our faces when we sit quietly and look at our cats admiringly. It's the sweetest experience to see your cat looking at you with that kind of admiring love.
Cliche Guevara
Cliche Guevara 14 gün önce
My cat, Mochi is doing that to me right now. It's a routine occurrence.
Zippy Thekid
Zippy Thekid 4 aylar önce
@Mary Braggs the kingdom of God does not come with observation
Zero Attention Gaming
Zero Attention Gaming Yıl önce
@Quick little snail Or ar they admiring how well we manage the cat skills of lazing the day away?
kaylahface
kaylahface Yıl önce
That's so funny I just watched a video of this cat getting emotional while his owner played the piano and sang "what the world needs now is love sweet love" look it up!
Kombuchas
Kombuchas Yıl önce
There is a subreddit called r/catsmirin dedicated to exactly this!
Alessandra R
Alessandra R 2 yıl önce
I knew my cat loved me when I was having a heated discussion with someone, and she tried to "defend" me by grabbing the other person's leg, while gently biting it.
asbniiie
asbniiie Aylar önce
@Silkwesir i love the bracket
Leanette
Leanette 5 aylar önce
I had a cat named Black many years ago. I was sick in bed with the flu and couldn’t even get up to get myself something to drink. My cousin came to visit and was sitting in a chair at the foot my bed and bitching about her life, when I indicated that I wanted something to drink she just kept on bitching, my cat Black jumped into her lap and dug his claws into her. I almost laughed when she jumped up screaming.
Jay C Ruemars
Jay C Ruemars 6 aylar önce
@Silkwesir nah not true, they don't always go crazy when they attack. sometime they'll give you a "shut the hell up and leave me alone" kind of bite.
Alessandra R
Alessandra R Yıl önce
@Freddie'sMyMoto cool!
Freddie'sMyMoto
Freddie'sMyMoto Yıl önce
My cat did the exact same thing in the exact same scenario :))
52 Blue
52 Blue 2 yıl önce
I don’t think cats are “cold,” they just show their affection in different ways than dogs. And many people don’t understand there’s more than one way to love. Just because it’s not as loud doesn’t mean it’s not as deep.
Miss Ryuza
Miss Ryuza Yıl önce
Cats and dogs are like humans; They express love differently
Just Another Comment
Just Another Comment Yıl önce
So true! I wish people could understand this about humans too. I'm on the autistic spectrum, and though It might be harder to pick up on, I love deeply too! 😊
allen castle
allen castle Yıl önce
THIS !!!!!
Squares David
Squares David Yıl önce
LOL! My style of loving someone is exactly like a cat's style of loving someone!!! So yeah, I'm def a cat person and yes, we can love pretty hard!!! We just don't hand it out to anyone who comes along! Peeps gots to earn it! I feel like that's how a cat loves.
Aristotiles von Tight
Aristotiles von Tight 2 yıl önce
@Thuấn Đỗ Thats true. But domestication plays a big role. Experiments have shown that dogs are even more submissive than wolves. We selected dogs for certain characteristics and purposses over of thousands of years. Also afaik, tigers live usually on their own while lions are very social.
Layla
Layla 2 yıl önce
I had a hard childhood and everytime I would curl up and cry my cat Michael would come and comfort me. He showed visible concern for me and would push his body up against me. Cats teach us that love is not always loud but it's there for you when you need it.
Jay C Ruemars
Jay C Ruemars 6 aylar önce
same here
Isla
Isla Yıl önce
🌸 Childhood can feel like it lasts forever when you’re going through it, especially when it hurts. X
Liv Allen
Liv Allen Yıl önce
Same. I've had dogs and cats all my life, and while I know my dogs loved me and I loved them I have never had a stronger connection than me and my cats. If I fell down, the dogs would run away and the cats would run up to me and make sure I was okay. If I was sad, cats were there. Sick? Cats. Plus the cats didn't try to stealy food and tear up my toys all the time, lol. I love dogs, but cats and I show love in the same quiet way so we get along much better.
RockLobster
RockLobster 2 yıl önce
"Babies are pretty useless" Why would you say something so controversial yet so brave?
Colleen Lally-ross
Colleen Lally-ross Aylar önce
Kids are for people that can't have cats.
Courtney Jones
Courtney Jones 9 aylar önce
😂😂
Helena Maria
Helena Maria Yıl önce
@Exo's proud mama bear Yes and they are very self-centered too. Never think about another's needs. :D
AirIUnderwater
AirIUnderwater Yıl önce
Babies are parasites.
Toshiro
Toshiro Yıl önce
yes that's true, babies are useless.
CC May
CC May 2 yıl önce
as a person with a degree in psychology, as well as a certified crazy cat lady, I adore your videos.
the shinsō shrine
the shinsō shrine 8 aylar önce
Your bio says 13..
The Outsider
The Outsider 2 yıl önce
@Taryn Tots The only studies I've seen on the subject seem to imply the exact opposite, cats actually are the closest thing you could have to a child, which makes sense since they tend to see you as some kind of surrogate mother. This guy is probably just a troll.
Phil LeBorgne
Phil LeBorgne 2 yıl önce
@Commentator Don't bother explaining facts to theses enslaved humans. They don't think rationally. They see a cute animal and their iq drops to 26.
Lily Panda
Lily Panda 2 yıl önce
@LordOfNihil good for you dude. As long as you aren't under the age of 18 you are a-ok
Taryn Tots
Taryn Tots 2 yıl önce
@Commentator When was the moden science study done? Im just curious because a study in Current Biology seems to imply different results.
Việt Hà Nguyễn
Việt Hà Nguyễn 2 yıl önce
My know my cat loves me, one time i was crying like hell, my cat heard me, walks in, walks out, 30 minutes late he brought back a bird and gave it to me. The buddy probably thought i cried because i was hungry 😂
Barry Munro
Barry Munro 12 gün önce
Beware when the cat shops upmarket and you get a dead rat instead of a bird.
Yutah1981
Yutah1981 Aylar önce
not necessarily, the cat simply gave you a present to cheer you up and show their love and support, that's what they often do. it's not necessarily a 'practical' present.
Vile
Vile 2 yıl önce
I've exclusively been a dog person my entire life until this Siamese came into my life. I still adore dogs, but there's no feeling like knowing you've earned the trust of a cat.
Nahidul Islam Rafi
Nahidul Islam Rafi 8 aylar önce
I can relate to that. Whenever my cat sleeps on my lap showing her belly, I know how much she trusts me, and this is a truly rewarding feeling.
Laura Hall
Laura Hall 2 yıl önce
Some cats embody all the good points of dogs and cats.
Eleni Tgk
Eleni Tgk 2 yıl önce
Dog comes and sits on your lap: oh hey friend, who's a good boy! Cat comes and sits on your lap: I'M THE CHOSEN ONE!
Anonymous
Anonymous 11 aylar önce
@221 b yea you can get very attached by both cats and dogs but what the comment is saying basically is cats need more time to warm up or feel attached to a owner than a dog would and so it gives a better feeling.
Squares David
Squares David Yıl önce
So true! I'm a cat person, with two cats I love, but I'm pretty sure they both think they're better than me! LOL! Also, I'm sure you've seen it....you must get the reference but....here goes...I'm pretty sure the older cat tries to "steal my breath" at night!!! LOL! If you don't get it right away, just look up the line, along with "Stephen King" and "Cat's Eye" It's like, the first thing Drew Barrymore ever did! It's a silly short, but I'm sure you'll love it!
Drunken Ninja
Drunken Ninja Yıl önce
My cat Maxine always sat on my mom's lap and it made me kinda jealous lol, (I never forced her or held her or picked her up against her wishes though, I always let her have the choice.) I have ADHD and anxiety so I was a really wiggly not sit still kind of kid... She taught me to sit still and just relax. After many attempts as soon as one paw touched my thigh I held still let her get comfy on my lap then just pet her while watching tv as she kneaded my knees. After a while she stopped going to my mom and attached herself to me, probably cause I spoiled her rotten... She really helped me through a lot, if I was sad she would yowl at my door till I let her in my room and just lay with me until I felt better. I miss her everyday. I just can't ever forget her, she was one of a kind. It's really special when a cat chooses to lay on you.
CatAndCrow
CatAndCrow Yıl önce
*Cats: "Omg your lap is free, that's a safe spot, i want that spot, i fit just right (even if i don't). I'm sitting here now, it's my spot, it's the best seat in the house because it's you. You're the best."
Eldor
Eldor Yıl önce
More like "Your deity has come...no pet me, dont touch just watch, thy earphones are mine, Who said u could sleep at 9am, i demand sustenance human quickly, im bored...amuse me, *enters room* the servant is alone...he shall stay that way *exits room* "
Genius Time
Genius Time 2 yıl önce
Bill remembers being abandoned whether by his parent or a former owner, he doesn't want to be abandoned again.
shin ryujin answer my calls
shin ryujin answer my calls Yıl önce
That's exactly what i thought seeing his reaction:( i'm glad he has someone who truly loves and takes care of him
ᜑᜒᜋᜒᜋ Пинагод
ᜑᜒᜋᜒᜋ Пинагод Yıl önce
@dasjugsboi that's even sadder :(
CatAndCrow
CatAndCrow Yıl önce
Additionally, being in an overcrowded space growing up means he likely wasn't given enough attention to feel loved. so now that he has that, he's terrified of losing it again. he compares it to his past living situation. Bby really appreciates what he has.
SmallTown USA
SmallTown USA Yıl önce
That's exactly what I thought too, he has been left before!! Im so happy they found each other ♡♡
dasjugsboi
dasjugsboi Yıl önce
Loki was the one who was a stray though, not Bill. That's why he is easily startled but more secure/independent.
Smartie McWannabe
Smartie McWannabe 2 yıl önce
My cat has been gone for ten years. I am still warmed by the memories of his affection for me.
Aria Hazelwood
Aria Hazelwood Yıl önce
Sorry for your loss 💜
Mary Braggs
Mary Braggs 2 yıl önce
Much said in few words, Wordy McWordenstein. I recognize; I'm a Word Girl, too.
frankndeebox
frankndeebox 2 yıl önce
“Cats are cold and anti social” *meanwhile my cat is outside screaming for attention*
Lucius Vorenus
Lucius Vorenus Yıl önce
Ikr
olivia c
olivia c Yıl önce
No you are learn to love
der
der 2 yıl önce
My cat: hunts for me. Cuddles. Sleeps on the bed pressed up against me. Demands hugs and cuddles. Will follow me anywhere i go. Also my cat: leaves that one time cause i was bugging him excessively Me: WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?!?! 😭
Kitty world
Kitty world Yıl önce
I'm with you My cat, Etoile, and kitten, Cosmo, do that
Bren
Bren 2 yıl önce
Every time I have a panic attack my cat comes over and starts biting my head. I choose to believe it's his way to say he cares.
Katelyn Yeakey
Katelyn Yeakey Yıl önce
I’ve had panic attacks around my cat twice, and both times I would curl up on the floor and my cat would come and sit next to my head and meow at me. Now, she always associates me sitting on the ground with me crying/being distressed, and will come up to me and rub herself over me. I think cats are way more empathetic to their loved ones then what people give them credit for
Fiòwó
Fiòwó Yıl önce
I think he might try to keep you in the now? Give you physical touch to hang onto? I dunno, my boy sometimes attack me when I'm overwhelmed and at some point he gives up when I start crying and actually let my meltdown show outwardly. It's weird
hyperfocal2002
hyperfocal2002 2 yıl önce
I've had 5 cats, two of whom were incredible. The first was "White Kitty," who was a white cat who showed up one day on my front porch and said, "Congratulations, I'm your new cat." He was possibly the best cat anyone has ever had. He walked to heel outside and was a perfect companion. Sadly, he died at only 7 years. The second was Thea, who bopped me in the head in the shelter to tell me she was my new cat. The other cats were great in their own ways, but weren't necessarily as special.
Sylvie M.
Sylvie M. 2 yıl önce
Oh poor sweet little Bill. Needs some extra security, extra love.
K, Yamileth GV
K, Yamileth GV 2 yıl önce
When a guy starts flirting with me the first thing I ask is “what do you think of cats?” If they say they are terrible creatures that don’t love and stuff like that, then I know that they don’t care about getting to know someone for who they actually are but if they say that they are loving and amazing creatures then I know that they take their time to get to know someone because not many people care to take the time to know their cats or any cat, it’s just something I do
Techno Implant
Techno Implant 2 aylar önce
@Girl Etherial That really makes sense. Cats won't bond with abusive people, and they can't control cats like dogs. This could be one of the reason for their hate.
Leanette
Leanette 5 aylar önce
Very insightful, love me love my cat.
Just Another Comment
Just Another Comment Yıl önce
I do the same, but its more because I foster cats on the regular. So if ya can't handle a constant flow of cats, its kinda a no-go. Sorry! 😅
JMB
JMB Yıl önce
Devin that’s the reason for the question! This person is not asking if the guy is a cat person, but if what they think about cats. Completely different questions.
JMB
JMB Yıl önce
Love it! Can I use it?
Michelle Knowles
Michelle Knowles 2 yıl önce
This is quite fascinating. When my cat & I moved here three years ago, I had to leave him alone in the bathroom in the last place for about an hour while the movers moved stuff out. My mom was there the whole time & said that he cried a bit, but not constantly until he heard my voice upon my return. Then he cried even more until I let him out. He came right to me for some lovin's before sniffing around our empty place, returning to me every so often, ping ponging like you described. When we got to here finally, I let him out of the carrier & he explored freely, coming back to me often. We have a very strong bond & thid has been shown in many ways over & over. My cat has a secure attachmemt, whih makes me happy because I know that he's happy. 😊😻
JT
JT 2 yıl önce
I rescued a cat and actually had her for 17 years. I began experiencing depression in college and when I was in the middle of it, she would seek me out and sit in my lap. She was never a lap cat but somehow she picked up on my depression and would sit with me as I went through it. So I will always believe they care in their own way.
the shinsō shrine
the shinsō shrine 8 aylar önce
@❬Чарли ᴄʜᴀʀʟɪᴇ❭ me and the homies coming for your neighbors’ souls
221 b
221 b 2 yıl önce
Had a similar experience with both the cats and the dog. Usually they'd run up and jump all over me but when I was depressed the cats would be very quiet and come sit on my lap. The dog instead of wildly wagging her tail and almost knocking me over with enthusiasm would also be quiet sit next to me and give me sad look, then I'd pet her and she leaned up against me and staid quiet. Until they cheered me up and it was back to normal. That's when I truly knew these creatures have something deeper than just instinct going on in their heads. It might not be human type intelligence but they certainly feel emotion and have empathy. Cross species empathy which I find remarkable. Also the cat would yawn if the dog yawned or a person yawned until everybody in the room got it. That's another sign of empathy. Mirror neurons at work.
kitten _
kitten _ 2 yıl önce
My cats attachment style is crazy , she is crazy, help
Ash Exodus
Ash Exodus 2 yıl önce
Similar story for members in my family. I really think this is true.
Lauri Solomon
Lauri Solomon 2 yıl önce
Thanks for sharing. I was going through a really hard time after moving cross-country. One evening I was boohooing a little and one of my guys started yawling from another part of the house and trotted into the room to jump on my lap. Totally cheered me up.
Selma Jåsund Kvinnesland
Selma Jåsund Kvinnesland 2 yıl önce
People who don't like cats be like: once when i was four, i got scratched on by a cat after carrying it by the tail so i have now declared a lifelong hate for cats ( btw sorry for my flaws in english, I'm norwegian )
Stick
Stick 2 aylar önce
@Selma Jåsund Kvinnesland one of my current two cats (*not* the one in my profile pic) prepared a sight to behold in the morning, of a mouse ripped apart in the middle. It made it a bit harder to love them, but it's their instincts so they probably can't really help it. Nature will be nature, even when it's living in your home.
Unknown
Unknown 4 aylar önce
@Krbs it’s something normal they are like tigers
The Kitty Cat Network
The Kitty Cat Network 7 aylar önce
Your English is better than a lot of native English speakers!
Ann McNeal
Ann McNeal 9 aylar önce
@Killer Charm 👍😃
Ann McNeal
Ann McNeal 9 aylar önce
True
• Micaela •
• Micaela • 2 yıl önce
I was watching this with my cat and she got triggered when she heard your cat’s meow, my phone was over a blanket and when I removed it she started sniffing and looking under it while being alert 😂
Wendy Lane
Wendy Lane 2 yıl önce
This is fascinating. Thanks for this, especially the last part about how we can't change their attachment style. I, too, adopted my cats. One's older and the other was a kitten.
Emil Klingberg
Emil Klingberg 2 yıl önce
My wife left our cat with my mother for 2 months, when she finally came back to bring her home, the cat followed her everywhere even i to the shower and she usually hates water. She would cry if she left for just a moment and would not sleep if she wasn't in the room, this lasted for like a week.
Adnan A
Adnan A 2 yıl önce
A cat’s love is immeasurable. They just express it differently.
Chrissie C
Chrissie C 2 yıl önce
Adnan, I see you in so many TRshow comment sections under different types of videos. You’re just everywhere. 🤣
jebes909090
jebes909090 2 yıl önce
"a cats love is immesurable" well they sure love murdering things. they are in part or fully responsible for 63 species of birds and animals extinctions ;) no wonder we get along so well with our masters....er i mean pets. ....
ペレスアジア
ペレスアジア 2 yıl önce
@Luxai you must be a dog lover...
tyrone loki
tyrone loki 2 yıl önce
agreed...i had 14 cats at one point...and lemme tell you,..ooof..some are clingy, some are distant, some dont really care, some gives me presents. etc
Jedi The Kitten
Jedi The Kitten 2 yıl önce
Luxai I’ve seen so many replies and comments disproving that lmao
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ 2 yıl önce
In my experience, cats recognise cat lovers. When I visit peoples' homes to do PC repair work, their cats flock to me and I adore it. I imagine its akin to how dogs smell fear - my wife is scared of big dogs, whereas I love them and they also come to me.
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ Yıl önce
@Sagar Dahiya Fear pheremones are a thing, but whether dogs smell it or react to body language, or both, who knows?
Sagar Dahiya
Sagar Dahiya Yıl önce
You mean read body language, and not SMELL fear
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ
BʟɪᴛᴛᴇʀBᴜɢ Yıl önce
@Lori Mangold hehe thanks
Lori Mangold
Lori Mangold Yıl önce
Funny, Trumps tiny hands! Hillarious
aewtx
aewtx 2 yıl önce
You have to EARN a cat's love. If they don't know you, yeah, they'll run away. Stranger danger! But if they love you, they will follow you everywhere you go.
Generic George
Generic George 2 yıl önce
Due to the pandemic, my Dad was recently furloughed, but after returning back to work full time, my cat has been really distressed and confused
Lily Iglesias ツ
Lily Iglesias ツ 2 yıl önce
Don't worry Bill, it's not so wrong being needy ❤️ your cats are the cutest 😍😍😍😍😍
Igor
Igor 2 yıl önce
What is love? Loki: :/ ? Bill: Hooman don´t hurt me, don´t hurt me, no more
Lars's Wig
Lars's Wig Yıl önce
@olivia c it's never too late
olivia c
olivia c Yıl önce
LOve is a feeling in your heart which I felt for the first time at age 40
Robert Ågren
Robert Ågren Yıl önce
Bill the bullied cat
jackdeath
jackdeath 2 yıl önce
Yea, when I was a kid, my dad done something similar by leaving me at the toy section of the department store. When it was time to leave, he found me with about three boxes of Lego building a Saturn V rocket. I didn't want to leave and would have been just as happy if he'd gone home without me.
CipherDragon
CipherDragon 2 yıl önce
i once missheard my mom and freaked out when i couldent find her because i was looking at the toys. we were shopping at target. i was at the door (the one u enter) and asked someone to help. i think it was a worker. i was in either 3rd or 4th grade. i was extremely relieved when i found her... i think she was a slight bit mad i hadnt stayed in one place...
Piero Valentin
Piero Valentin 2 yıl önce
I learned more about myself than I did about my cats with this video 😭 😂
Paws Not Claws
Paws Not Claws 2 yıl önce
I watched that same exact video in my psychology class lol and I know my cat would be secure because she’s acting the same way as Loki in a similar situation
shannon N
shannon N 2 yıl önce
The colour of their eyes are so stunning, especially the blue eyes of the grey fur, their fur also looks shiny and healthy, you're very good at caring for them.
Matheus Crepory
Matheus Crepory 2 yıl önce
This vid is underrated! I want to see more of it, and with dogs. Really, interesting.
kayanatorx3
kayanatorx3 2 yıl önce
I ALSO appreciate the amount of editing and humor in this video to keep things lighthearted and easily digestible. reminds me of bill nye, thank you!
explodeyhead
explodeyhead 2 yıl önce
I would love to try this experiment with my two cats. I reckon I already know what the results will be. One is a semi-socialised feral (she'd be disorganised) and the other is a kinda shy but calm lil dude (he'd be secure).
pspicer777
pspicer777 2 yıl önce
In general, it has been my observation that the only people who do not like cats are people who have never really spent time with them.
PrdxlDrm
PrdxlDrm 11 aylar önce
Or they spent too much time with them and are allergic
Kupa Kraliçesi Tarot
Kupa Kraliçesi Tarot Yıl önce
Before I got cats I loved them, found them so cute. Now, I know cats much better and I do not like them
alphabasky
alphabasky Yıl önce
@fumes des péterds this is true, but it’s not the cats fault. It’s the fault of the people who abandoned them or let them outside. An indoor cat is not the cause of the extinction of any animals. Also, I don’t think that’s the reason why anyone really dislikes cats. It’s just an excuse.
DavidNikkiZane
DavidNikkiZane 2 yıl önce
I had a teacher who was terrified of cats and thought they all wanted to hurt her. She was not afraid of dogs. I couldn't get a reason why.
Deshmukh
Deshmukh 2 yıl önce
I was one of them,until I got a kitty...
Mango T
Mango T 2 yıl önce
I love folds! They’re very cute, affectionate, and playful.🥰
Nancy B Wilborn
Nancy B Wilborn 2 yıl önce
Wonderful and so informative! I’m home with my cats most of the time....they WATCH me and I WATCH them and we seem to understand each other very well. I talk to them a lot , one “talks back” verbally and the other “talks back” thru actions.They are the best companions!!!!
邪 YOKOSHIMA
邪 YOKOSHIMA Yıl önce
I came for the cat, I stayed for the amazing lesson about the philosophy of love and attachment.
Mariano Obeid
Mariano Obeid 2 yıl önce
I'm watching this while in the coach with my cat in my lap. When Bill and Loki start meowing when you leave he just jumps and get in alert mode searchi for whom is meowing XD
Simpuel Drake
Simpuel Drake 2 yıl önce
When he left and Loki immedietly ran back to the cage as if thinking "Shouldn't I come with you in this thing?!" My heart sunk, cats are sensetive as hell for love.
Mikoto
Mikoto Yıl önce
I noticed that too rock.
Love N Snugs
Love N Snugs 2 yıl önce
I leave my carriers out w the doors open. Both cats will use them as hidey sleepy holes. And yes when I need to take them the vet, and they are feeling a little stressed all they want to do is go back inside the carrier, its a safe place!!! It has made getting them into the carriers in the 1st place a whole lot easier. Wish I had done it when I was younger w other cats!!!
kayanatorx3
kayanatorx3 2 yıl önce
DANG. didn’t expect to see psychology content here. helped me understand more of my ‘parenting’ with my bunny!! new subscriber!
Angeliki
Angeliki 2 yıl önce
That was so interesting to watch! ❤️
stampppp
stampppp 2 yıl önce
Such a quality content! this is clearly an underrated channel. keep it up!
Moon bo
Moon bo Yıl önce
I don’t know if that counts as love but my cat sets in front of the bathroom door whenever I go there Ngl I feel protected and loved
Awkward Cat
Awkward Cat 2 yıl önce
8:29 speaking of securely attached, that cat tower looks like its about to fall apart
Siamenace
Siamenace 2 yıl önce
yeaaah
Mike Marshall
Mike Marshall 2 yıl önce
Person: Me: Owner? The cats owns you. The cat thinks that it has trained you. And I also cried when Bill didn't leave to sniff around.
Robert Dougherty
Robert Dougherty 2 yıl önce
It certainly helps Bill's sense of security to have Loki around when you aren't there. Thanks for the video.
Megan
Megan 2 yıl önce
Fascinating! Thank you! This not only helps me as the owner of a new 4 month old kitten, but as a parent!
Justin Pearson
Justin Pearson 2 yıl önce
Loki: "Oh man! You gave me bit of a scare there... good one mate 👍" Bill: "DON'T YOU EVER FKN LEAVE ME AGAIN 🥺🙀"
Eibemig
Eibemig Yıl önce
@lawnside82 yeah 20-30€ a month very expensive u have to be rich xD
Lit0fied
Lit0fied Yıl önce
@lawnside82 know your audience…
Nara
Nara 2 yıl önce
if Bill came out of a hording situation then I guess that kinda attachment is understandable
Olive Lu Mai
Olive Lu Mai 2 yıl önce
😂😂
Alyaa Sultan
Alyaa Sultan 2 yıl önce
@ThePinkDragon gEt HeLp My BrOtHeR iS dYiNg
Mr Forest
Mr Forest 2 yıl önce
I Really Loved the psychological part. It just gives the basic insight to any kind of behavior being discussed. :)
Alexander Ashby
Alexander Ashby 2 yıl önce
I had dogs all my life and I immediately fell in love when we found one of our cats in our old fish tank, we love how unique they are!
Pink Nintendo DS Lite
Pink Nintendo DS Lite 2 yıl önce
just emailed this to my old psychology teacher saying that it might be useful for teaching Ainsworth's study through the medium of cats. really good video!
Pandasys
Pandasys 2 yıl önce
Thank you so much for this video! That was very interesting, I love how you explained your researches
براہمداغ
براہمداغ 2 yıl önce
Looks like they've got you perfectly domesticated.
Brianna Collins
Brianna Collins 2 yıl önce
It’s amazing how much my cat warmed up to me. He was 8 months when I adopted him.It hid for one month until finally coming out of his shell. Now he is extremely vocal and communicative. He learns through observation, I love gaining his trust and working for our relationship. Cats are delightful companions
Phil LeBorgne
Phil LeBorgne 2 yıl önce
Mine have not succeeded. We live in an alpha vs alpha territory war each day. Don't let then dominate you !
Rising Light Love333
Rising Light Love333 2 yıl önce
K.J. Nap 🤣
MR. TEWASH
MR. TEWASH 2 yıl önce
@alecz03 wa
alecz03
alecz03 2 yıl önce
ffs.. wish i could have the patience to watch your video till the end. you have just dragged it forever with useless explications..
MsLouisV
MsLouisV 2 yıl önce
You’re a great cat dad😀and I can tell you really love your cats and they love you. very much. ❤️
trupiil
trupiil Yıl önce
dude that orange little tiger is anxious by his character I can see that, it's in his facial expression. He needs a whole lot of love and care.
Nick
Nick 2 yıl önce
When I was going through tough times and I started to cry my cat noticed that came to comfort me and lay beside me
Cove
Cove 2 yıl önce
My cat likes to binge cartoons with me, he sits on my feet and we watch a movie or tv and when I feel like I'm gonna go to sleep he goes and sits next to me, he's so sweet!
Raul Gonzales
Raul Gonzales Yıl önce
My cat loves to just chill in my living room most of the time, but when I’m cooking something in my kitchen I’ll notice him either laying in the hallway next to me or in the chair right next to my kitchen. So sweet
Belma Ibr
Belma Ibr 2 yıl önce
I love your videos! They teach us a lot about psychology, not just about humans but animals as well. I was always very interested in psychology and your videos just inspire me more and more!!
IsabellaTheCatLady
IsabellaTheCatLady 2 yıl önce
Whenever I have panic attacks, or when I cry, my cat always comes and sits by me. 🥺
GoldStarBurst
GoldStarBurst Yıl önce
How I know my cat loves me: I was crying for a long time on the stairs and my cat came over yowling in a worried tone trying to inform my mom something was wrong. Poor cat, I was crying over something stupid :/
vampireknight1003
vampireknight1003 2 yıl önce
you tricked me into clicking on a psychology crash course. congrats.
KevinShinwoo
KevinShinwoo Yıl önce
@Raven Price What a wild, baseless claim to make.
JennaB
JennaB Yıl önce
@N. Johnson could be, like women, it's a wedding ring on one and just a ring he likes that fits that finger on the other hand. 🤷‍♀️
Sharon Hunter
Sharon Hunter 2 yıl önce
Ikr. It was deep. I realized, I think I was the second type growing up, or the last type. Not sure. Definitely not secure though. I was like, this is a surprise course.
Guineapig1227
Guineapig1227 2 yıl önce
Raven Price um, dude I have a good relationship with my cat and I don’t need to know this. So why does this matter, I like the video but this comment is odd
PlayItAgain TubeSam
PlayItAgain TubeSam 2 yıl önce
It's Purrrrology scratch course. Everything with cute animals work.
Navyblue32
Navyblue32 7 aylar önce
I remember when I was a kid my grandmas cat accidentally scratched me while playing and I started crying, as soon as he heard me he jumped up and started rubbing by my face trying to make me happy
Cellkist
Cellkist Yıl önce
This video gave me anxiety and I feel like that was at least part of the goal. very cute stuff
Brenbidd
Brenbidd 2 yıl önce
This was great! So interesting. I wonder though if you would see a difference in attachment if there were multiple caregivers. Could the cat have a different response to the each caregiver? Might have to test this one myself.
Genetha Alexander
Genetha Alexander 2 yıl önce
I had a cat that would run up to greet me every day after I got home from school. We had a perfectly timed routine. I would get off the bus and she’d run up to our front stoop. I’d sit down and pet her as long as I could before I got called inside. Middle school was extremely rough for me, and coming home to her everyday soothed my soul. She was the sweetest cat and a huge part of my life.
ChefMimsy
ChefMimsy 2 yıl önce
I don't own my cat. He's the roommate who doesn't help with the rent and chores, but who I love anyway.
KIller Charm
KIller Charm Yıl önce
@ChefMimsy That's not what I heard.
Debashish Das
Debashish Das 2 yıl önce
@Foxcheetah because in today's world people are so self centered and selfish. They really don't care about true humanity.
John McNally
John McNally 2 yıl önce
You might like this sketch: trshow.info/watch/H6leGvf6BeM/video.html
Add Bow If Girl
Add Bow If Girl 2 yıl önce
ChefMimsy People don’t typically love their roommates the way they love their pets.
Maggie G.
Maggie G. 2 yıl önce
angga septian Maybe that’s where cats obtained their egotistical sense of entitlement... and they carried it forward through centuries. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Why not?? It clearly worked - and I know my “servant-like” place with my cats.😉 It is what it is..... and I wouldn’t have it any other way! 🐾❤️🐾
Umatsu Obossa
Umatsu Obossa 2 yıl önce
I think two of my cats are anxious and one is secure. Haven't done the experiment, but I'm pretty confident that two of them would be suddenly desperate for constant affection and reassurance. They were both abandoned by their actual mother, so it makes sense. She was still around, she just abruptly wanted nothing to do with them even before they were totally weaned.
Snowy The Cola Addict
Snowy The Cola Addict 2 yıl önce
Now I miss my cat even more D: If only she was still alive so I can sit down and cuddle her again
Beatriz Mannelli
Beatriz Mannelli 2 yıl önce
This was so unexpectedly moving! :')
Jeris Huntington
Jeris Huntington 2 yıl önce
Awesome! ... I worked in the Kagan Laboratory for years and used to code behavior during longitudinal test batteries ... we ran a version of Ainsworth's experiment ... I just never thought to run it on my cats! ... *So interesting!*
Zalezagoon
Zalezagoon 2 yıl önce
Wasabi's attachment style is secure, and I'd have to say my attachment style with my mother is also secure. Wasabi, when I get home from work, she's always there to greet me and will want attention and comfort after me not being there for a while, but will happily go back to doing what she likes.
Lucretius
Lucretius Yıl önce
Interesting, any chance of removing the pet carrier as well whenever you leave to see their reactions? I find it interesting that they both stick close to the carrier as though they seem to know that the carrier is their gateway in and out of the room and their owner just left both alone.
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