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Gestures like looking at a cat directly when meeting him or bending or reaching to pet or pick him up can often be perceived as threatening.There are some social felines who relish such greetings of affection, but they are often the exception. Most cats prefer a greeting where they can gradually assess a person and accept friendship at their own pace.
Here are some ways you can help a cat feel safe and comfortable when you greet him:
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