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Teaching No, Cats Aren’t Uncaring and Selfish

No, Cats Aren’t Uncaring and Selfish

There’s an old stereotype about the difference between cats and dogs. Dogs are loving and fiercely loyal, they say, while cats are aloof and indifferent. Most cat people probably disagree though. I certainly find it hard to believe that my cat purring away in my lap doesn’t care about me.

Ali Boyle, Research Fellow in Kinds of Intelligence (Philosophy), University of Cambridge
The Conversation


Why do people view cats as selfish?


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