Surprise! Can You Sneak Up on a Cat?
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Did you know that your cat has amazing peripheral vision? Approximately 285 degrees, to be exact. They can see just about everything except what's directly behind them. I guess that’s why it’s impossible to sneak up on a cat! Well, almost impossible.
Last week I snuck up on Wellington. I was about to head to work and wanted to say bye to him before I left. He was already starting to doze off for his morning nap, and the back of his head was towards me. I quietly approached, put my face right over his, and BAM! He lifted his chin up and banged his head into my face, letting out a disgruntled little groan as it happened. Then I felt bad for a.) surprising him and b.) making him uncomfortable! Serves me right, huh? Note to self: never surprise a sleeping kitty!
Have you ever snuck up on your cat? How did you do it?