Cats are more like people than some may think

March 11, 2016

Cats are more like people than some may think

Findings from nearly 3,000 cat personality assessments show that cats have five primary personality traits: skittishness, outgoingness, dominance, spontaneity and friendliness, researchers in Australia say. The traits correlate to human personality traits of neuroticism, akin to skittishness; extroversion, similar to outgoingness; and agreeability, which is like friendliness. The Cat Tracker project involves answering 52 questions and is ongoing. The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia) (3/9)