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Why do cats hate water but play with a running tap?
Why do cats hate water but play with a running tap?
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How is it that some cats are fascinated by running water or even drink from a kitchen tap yet hate still water? “The appeal is likely more about the movement of the water, the noise it makes, and the light reflecting off of it,” says veterinarian, Dr Eve Elektra Cohen. “This stimulates the cat’s strong prey drive.”

Other experts think cats evolved and prefer clean and safe tap water over the stagnant water found in nature.

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