Asked by: Fe Stauss
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st March, 2020

Which breed of cat is a lap cat?


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Just so, how do I make my cat a lap cat?

Provide positive reinforcement.

  1. Give your cat a treat when they sit on your lap.
  2. Consider stuffing your pockets with catnip or some other treat or scent that your cat likes.
  3. Pat or rub your cat in a way that they like when they sit on your lap.
  4. Repeat phrases like “good kitty” when your cat sits on your lap.

Secondly, how do you tell if a kitten is going to be a lap cat? Friendly or affectionate cats aren't marked by hidden signs. They come up to you and ask to be petted! They rub their heads and tails on you and sit close to you, or even climb on your lap. If you meow at them, they carry on the conversation.

Keeping this in consideration, are all cats lap cats?

Not all cats sit on their humans, though, and some become lap cats later in life. Although some breeds like the Ragdoll are known to be lap cats, it still depends on the cat, and only time with that individual will tell. In general, cats seek out a few basic needs when they sit on a human's lap.

Are male cats more affectionate than female cats?

Although the majority of non-neutered and non-spayed male and female cats have very distinctive behaviors, there is no consensus that all cats of either sex act a certain way. Some female cats spray while in heat, while some male cats have been known to be more affectionate.

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