Nearly 22.2% of individuals are known to fear animals and one odd fear involves the fear of cats, also known as Ailurophobia. Many famous people have been fearful of cats including Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler.
Overcoming any fear involves a gradual process. Look at pictures of cats and then when you’re ready, get near real cats. You also need to learn how to re-think your ideas about cats from dangerous creatures that might rip your throat out to cute creatures that might rip your throat out.
Fear of cats is nothing to be ashamed about since many cats will use this against you as an easier way to control you. If you know someone who’s afraid of cats, let your own felines boss them around. Your cats will enjoy it and that’s all that really matters anyway.