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Old 03-30-2016, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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it's quite obvious that our cats don't particularly care for us but are smart enough to know that we could take them if they chose to attack. when they are staring, they are wondering if we are yet dead and when they are certain of this they will likely come over and claw out our eyes and eat them.
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Old 03-30-2016, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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my girl also stares at our food as we eat. and she likes to sit on the counter and watch us cook or put away groceries.
she sleeps at the foot of our bed too but with her butt facing us!
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Old 03-30-2016, 01:44 PM
 
Location: southern kansas
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my girl also stares at our food as we eat. and she likes to sit on the counter and watch us cook or put away groceries.
she sleeps at the foot of our bed too but with her butt facing us!
Butts are very important in the feline world, so consider that a show of affection. At least I hope I'm right about that, because my cats do that to me sometimes as well (up close & personal btw). I'd hate to think my precious furballs were actually disrespecting me.
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Old 03-30-2016, 01:55 PM
 
Location: U.S. Pacific Northwest
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My cat's expression suggests the stare communicates different things at different times. A long stare, eyes half-open, slow blink, look away: affection.

A long stare, tall posture while sitting: "I'm talking to you." I've been told cats think in pictures.

A stare from a lying down position, shoulders hunched: I'm not happy, our I don't feel well. Especially eyes have changed color: the normal yellow turns a dirty gold.
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Old 03-30-2016, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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I sure hope so too!! She does head-butt me, but she butt-butts me too!! lol. She'll lean her butt and tail on me, alternating with her head and butt.










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Butts are very important in the feline world, so consider that a show of affection. At least I hope I'm right about that, because my cats do that to me sometimes as well (up close & personal btw). I'd hate to think my precious furballs were actually disrespecting me.
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:38 AM
 
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My cat stares at me all the time, whether I'm at the computer, cooking, cleaning, eating, sleeping... you name it, she stares!
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Old 04-01-2016, 11:42 AM
 
Location: southern kansas
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My cat stares at me all the time, whether I'm at the computer, cooking, cleaning, eating, sleeping... you name it, she stares!
She probably finds you either quite entertaining, or a baffling curiosity.

Look at the bright side... at least she doesn't find you boring.
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Old 04-01-2016, 01:37 PM
 
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Make sure you give your staring cat a kitty kiss.
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Old 04-01-2016, 02:49 PM
 
Location: southern kansas
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Make sure you give your staring cat a kitty kiss.
Yep, always do. I usually get one back... unless they're peeved at me about something.
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Old 04-07-2016, 05:09 AM
 
Location: Dunedin, FL
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My cats plant themselves in front of me and stare at me when they're hungry.
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