How Do Cats Benefit From Their Bond With Humans?

Take our quiz to see what felines get out of the relationship.

By Brad Kollus | Posted Nov. 5, 2008, 3 a.m. EDT

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This quiz is a guide to see how your cat is benefiting from your bond with him. Add up the numbers next to your answers to see your final score.
 
1. Do you give your cats treats? 
    a.  Never (0)
    b.  Occasionally (1)  
    c.  Often (2)  
    d.  Most of the time (3)
 
2. Do you pet your cats? 
     a. Never (0)
     b. Occasionally (1)  
     c. Often (2)  
     d. Much of the time (3)
 
3. Do you provide your cat with toys, both inactive and interactive? 
     a. Never (0)
     b. Occasionally (1)  
     c. Often (2)  
     d. Most of the time (3)
 
4. Do you regularly take your cat to the vet? 
     a. Yes (3)  
     b. No (0)
 
5. Do you play with your cats? 
     a.  Never (0)
     b.  Occasionally (1)  
     c.  Often (2)  
     d.  Most of the time (3)
 
6. Do you provide your cat with catnip? 
     a. Never (0)
     b. Occasionally (1)  
     c. Often (2)  
     d. Most of the time (3)
 
7. Do you provide your cat with a scratching post? 
     a. Yes (3) 
     b. No (0) 
 
8. Is clean water and quality food always provided? 
     a. Yes (3) 
     b. No (0)
 
9. How much time do you spend with your cat? 
     a. None (0)
     b. Little (1)   
     c. Moderate (2)  
     d. A lot (3)
 
10. Do you brush your cat’s teeth?
       a. Yes (3) 
       b. No (0)
 

Scoring
 0-5 – Cat receives poor benefits
 6-19 – Cat receives good benefits
 20-30 – Cat receives excellent benefits 

To discover how you are benefiting from your relationship with your cat, take this quiz..

Brad Kollus is a freelance writer specializing in the human-feline bond. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Elizabeth, son Dylan and their four cats.

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Eileen    Roanoke, VA

2/2/2009 3:07:54 AM

Glad I did well on this test

Cathy    Hubbard, OH

11/5/2008 5:23:31 AM

I only received a medium and do not agree. There were only two I said no to. Scratching post, my cats are declawed and brush teeth. The do get additive into their water for plaque. I do not agree with this assessment. I have much loved and pampered kitties.

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