People love cats and news stations need ratings, so what better combination than to show people cats on TV? That idea might sound good but it went horribly wrong when all the cats on TV refused to sit still so their owners could pet them.

Watching cats scamper and flee from their owners to avoid being petted certainly doesn’t support the idea that there’s a scientific way to pet a cat. Then again, cats pretty much do what they want so at least this TV show accurately showed the true nature of felines.

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