When trying to convince a fellow human being to change his or her mind, you can use logic and facts and it still won’t sway another person to change. That’s why¬†Jay Heinrichs, an expert in rhetoric, suggests you learn to persuade others by learning from your cat.

Some techniques to use include practicing agreeability, learning to fit in, and pouncing like a predator. After all, if cats are so good at convincing you to do what they want, you can use those same techniques on other humans to get them to do what you want.

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