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Why your cat won’t sit nearby

It all depends on the cat, some cats crave affection and others can be timid, but sometimes it can also be from a lack of socialisation.

If you have just gotten a kitten, congratulations! You should start handling your kitten right away, but make sure you’re not forcing your kitten into uncomfortable situations.

Here are some tips to help your cat become more of a cuddler. Remember, you want to positively reward (like a treat) your cat .

  • Make sure the environment is stress free and your cat feels secure.
  • Provide a calm, trustworthy environment.
  • Make it rewarding for you cat
  • Make sure you correctly interpret your cats body language
  • Petting your cat the right way
  • Never trick your cat
  • Always make sure your cat can move away freely