Woman On Reddit Thinks That Her Husband Is An Huge Bully For Always Scaring Their Jittery Cat

by May

Do you have cats who are always fearful? They're always freezing in place, scrambling, hiding, or keeping their distance?

Some cats are just like that. Sometimes, even if you establish a safe and cozy space for your cats, they just won't come out of their shell.

Unfortunately, Reddit user Lucky_Kangaroo_ is struggling to give their family's jittery cat a place with the absence of fear. Although she is trying her best to lessen her fearfulness, her husband just won't cooperate.

Why are some cats fearful? According to experts, the fearful and shy behavior of cats stems from negative associations from when they were still young.

For example, if the cat wasn't around people that often when she was just a kitten or if she was abused, it will be hard for her to trust her human companions. These situations are the common reasons behind a skittish cat.

Sometimes, it's the genes of the cat that make them fearful. Sadly, these are the ones that will take some more time to calm down and settle down in a new home.

On Reddit, user Lucky_Kangaroo_ asked people on the AITA subreddit if she's the asshole for demanding her husband respect Chloe's, their skittish cat, boundaries.

What did the people of Reddit say about the situation? Let's see their responses.

Lucky_Kangaroo_ writes how mean her husband is to Chloe.

Lucky_Kangaroo_ writes how mean her husband is to Chloe.
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She asks Reddit users if she's the asshole. Fortunately, it seems that the couple has reached a conclusion about

She asks Reddit users if she's the asshole. Fortunately, it seems that the couple has reached a conclusion about
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This Reddit user thinks he's just cruel. The woman explain the intent behind her husband's meanness.

This Reddit user thinks he's just cruel. The woman explain the intent behind her husband's meanness.
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These people think that he'll do the same thing to other people, especially his children.

These people think that he'll do the same thing to other people, especially his children.
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For this user, only the cat is important. The woman is also thinking about just staying with the cat and not her husband.

For this user, only the cat is important. The woman is also thinking about just staying with the cat and not her husband.
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More people are hating on the husband's cruelty to the skittish cat.

More people are hating on the husband's cruelty to the skittish cat.
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This user thinks the husband is on a different level of wrongness.

This user thinks the husband is on a different level of wrongness.
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More people do not understand the husband's reasoning behind "faking" the feelings.

More people do not understand the husband's reasoning behind
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Been there, done that, according to one user. Then other one drops the bomb on divorce.

Been there, done that, according to one user. Then other one drops the bomb on divorce.
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Just like the previous comments, these users are concerned about how he'll treat his wife in the future.

Just like the previous comments, these users are concerned about how he'll treat his wife in the future.
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Don't we all agree?

Don't we all agree?
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Some users agree about rehoming the poor kitty.

Some users agree about rehoming the poor kitty.
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The husband just doesn't understand that each pet has their own personality.

The husband just doesn't understand that each pet has their own personality.
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Indeed. The cat is already making her boundaries obvious. The husband is just obstinate.

Indeed. The cat is already making her boundaries obvious. The husband is just obstinate.
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Again, he simply refuses to understand Chloe's personality.

Again, he simply refuses to understand Chloe's personality.
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This user summarizes a skittery cat's behavior and delivers tips on how cat lovers can warm them up.

This user summarizes a skittery cat's behavior and delivers tips on how cat lovers can warm them up.
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It's all about respect.

It's all about respect.
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And this user also agrees about leaving the husband.

And this user also agrees about leaving the husband.
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This concerned redditor is mad. Really mad.

This concerned redditor is mad. Really mad.
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She hates the husband's behavior with passion.

She hates the husband's behavior with passion.
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As someone who owns an adopted cat, this redditor understands what Chloe has gone through. She simply doesn't tolerate the husband's behavior.

As someone who owns an adopted cat, this redditor understands what Chloe has gone through. She simply doesn't tolerate the husband's behavior.
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We just hope that Lucky_Kangaroo_'s husband continues to leave Chloe alone.

Remember that when it comes to skittish cats, all members of the family must be willing to cooperate. If one member doesn't contribute, then the cat will find it hard to get accustomed to the new environment.

Fearful cats can kind large spaces overwhelming. So it's important to make his world smaller.

Cats are so adorable and fluffy that we love to cuddle them. But remember not to force it on your skittish little one.

Give him all the time to explore your home. Finally, let him set his own pace.

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