Why Are Cats Afraid of Water?

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Cats fear water because water changes the smell of the cat, and also the ability for the fur of the cat to insulate the body properly. Water in a cat's highly convoluted ear canal is very disturbing and can result in painful ear infections. Rain water obscures the highly sensitive vision of the cat.
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Cats have three kinds of fur, long straight "guard" hairs, intermediate "awn" hairs, and a fluffy "down" undercoat. The fluffy undercoat keeps the cat
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you could say the same about humans. when drinking water, cats are very much in control, overpowering the water in terms of volume and mass. but when in water, say "a pond"
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Cat loses the insulation that it gets from its fur. Since cats are typically about 98
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Cats may be afraid of water because early cats lived in deserts & weren't exposed to much water.
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1 Additional Answer
Not all cats are afraid of water. Some of them love to take bath's. Some do not like water because they like to clean themselves. My cat's do not like taking baths.
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