Every cat owner wants some love from their cats, but if, for any reason, the cat hates its owner, it’s very disappointing for cat owners. So, many cat owners have a querry that shy does my cat hate me? and in this article you will get to know all about this querry.



There are several reasons that your cat hates you.

Mostly, cats hate their owner because they are afraid or feel uncomfortable with their owner. Or you have done something which your cat hates. Like, giving a bath to your cat. Or do you even shout or hit your cat? These are some reasons that your cat hates you.

Cats like being pet while they are sleeping?

When cats are busy, doing something, eating, drinking, sleeping or playing etc. They hate being touched while they are busy.

Moreover, if cats are hiding, they hate it if someone focuses on them or touches them.

So don’t pet your cat while its busy in something or sleeping.


There are several reasons that your cat hates you and there are some signs that your cat hates you.

The following are some clear signs that your cat hates you. Such as:

  1. The cat’s tail will be horizontal and a low-hanging tail of a cat isn’t a good sign for you.
  2. Your cat will start hiding from you.
  3. Your cat will bite you.
  4. It will scratch you.
  5. It will walk or run away from you.
  6. It will hiss at you.
  7. Your cat will be friendly to everyone in the house, except you.

Question:- Who is your cat’s favorite person?

Answer:- In a multi-person house it is seen that cats choose their one favourite person. The person who spends most time with them, gives full attention to them and takes care of them is the cats’ favourite person.

A cat likes to talk, sit, play and eat with its favourite person.


cat angry on owner

If your cat runs away when you come near your cat, maybe your cat might feel threatened or uncomfortable by you. Maybe your cat doesn’t trust you. Or your cat hates it when you pet them. So do work from which your cat can trust you. If your cat trusts you, it will never run from you, even it will come to you for playing, sleeping, or sitting on your lap.

What to do if my cat becomes angry with me?

Always be patient, don’t touch them or don’t pet your cat while they are angry. Just leave them alone if they are angry. Don’t try to enter in their personal space. Be gentle and be nice to them. After a few hours, when your cat cools down, then normally and slowly pet your cat.

Related: How long do cats sleep at night?

What to do if your cat hates you?

If your cat hates you and you want your cat to like you. The following are some tips for you. By following them, your cat will start loving you.

  1. If your cat is afraid of your body language, try to be soft with your cat.
  2. Play with your cat.
  3. Observe what your cat likes and dislikes.
  4. Don’t be angry with your cat.
  5. Stay positive.
  6. Give a treat to your cat.
  7. Get toys for cat.
  8. Don’t pet your cat when they want to hide, sleep or eat.
  9. Give attention to your cat.
  10. Give them a clean environment.
  11. Take care of your cat’s basic needs


things cat doesn't like

Cats are sensitive and when it comes to smells, there are a few scents which almost every cat hates.

And there are a few things which a cat hates.

Such as:

  1. Extra Attention
  2. Not Enough Attention
  3. Medicine
  4. Spoiled food
  5. Tummy rubs
  6. Citrus smell
  7. Taking a bath
  8. Being wet

Do cats hate the vinegar smell?

Yes, cats hate the vinegar smell.

Actually, most cats hate the smell of citrus. However, it doesn’t matter to the cat whether its vinegar, lemon, orange or any other thing which includes citrus. They just hate those things which have a citrus smell.


As we all know, cats are very sensitive to smell.

There are some scents that almost every cat hates.

Such as the smell of lemon, grape, orange, citrus, vinegar, lavender, white vinegar, rosemary, thyme, peppermint, and all other smells which include citrus acid.

Question: Does my cat hate me if I give my cat a bath?

Answer: Cats hate to get wet. Generally, cats don’t like it, and while giving a bath to your cat you may get bitten and scratched.

Moreover, as cats hate it if you give a bath to them, so after giving a bath to your cat, your cat will hate you.


Obviously, a cat or any other animal, if you hit it, they will hate it. Its not good to hit cats, or any other animal.

However, your cat loves you and trusts you. When you hit your cat, they hate you.

So respect your cat, love your cat, play with your cat and enjoy your cat. Hitting or slapping a cat is not a good thing.

How to apologize to a cat:

why does my cat jump on my back?

If you want to apologize to your cat, give your cat food which the cat likes, get new toys for your cat and spend time with your cat. You can spend time with your cat by playing or talking with them or doing any activity with your cat.


There are some things of which almost every cat is afraid.

Some of them are as follows:

Water, Strangers, Loud Noises, Car Horn, Balloons, firearms, Acidic Smell, and Dog etc.


Obviously, cats hate shots. If they are sick and your vet gives your cat an injection, the cat hates it.

Moreover, vaccinations and other shots are necessary for cats, but they hate it.

If you take your cat to the vet for a shot, that’s also a reason your cat

How do i know if my cat loves me?

When your cat comes and sits on your lap, it means your cat is happy with you and it loves you. This is a sign that your cat likes you and wants to stay with you. And also, if your cat sleeps with you, it means your cat loves you and trusts you and feels secure with you.