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Feature May 2016 Issue

An Unscientific Poll Regarding Counter Jumping in Cats

Ah, serendipity! On the same day I spoke with Dr. Nicholas Dodman, a post appeared in the Facebook group, CatCentric, asking if the members allowed their cats up on counters and if it’s an acceptable behavior.

As it turned out, the question drew over 265 comments within 24 hours, so clearly it’s a hot topic. The comments covered a broad spectrum of opinions from “Never, Gross, Unsanitary” … to “It’s their home and they do as they please que sera, sera attitude” … and all points in between.

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