Not feline the love! Hilarious snaps of cats’ reactions to affection from their owners confirms their reputation for being standoffish
- Hilarious snaps prove that cats do not give their affections to their owners easily
- The pictures, collated by Bored Panda, show cats’ reactions to being hugged
- One cat bit its owner’s cheek while another squirmed away from the loving hug
- Other felines simply looked horrified at being held by some determined owners
Unlike dogs, who can be won over with a quick treat and love to be fussed over, cats are known for making you work to earn their affections.
And these cats proved that they do not give their love easily when they reacted extremely badly to their owners trying to give them a warm embrace.
The hilarious snaps from around the world, collated in a gallery by Bored Panda, showed one cat biting its owner’s cheek while being cuddled, while another feline simply pushed its affectionate owner away with its paw.
Elsewhere, one cat held on to a doorframe to stop its owner from kissing it under the mistletoe and other horrified kittens pulled priceless expressions in protest.
Here, FEMAIL shares a selection of the amusing reactions that cats had to being hugged.
Hilarious snaps, collated in a gallery by Bored Panda, proved that cats do not give their love easily as they had extreme reactions to being hugged, including pushing their owner away
You’ve cat to be kidding! One ginger feline took the hilarious step of clinging on to a doorframe to escape from their owner trying to smooch them under the mistletoe
The eyes don’t lie! This furry friend looked less than impressed and being snuggled in a warm embrace by its owner
Must you stroke me? A Persian cat showed off its grumpiest expression express its fury at being cuddled by their loving owner
Paw patrol: One hilarious tabby cat simply blocked their owner when they attemtped to dish out a cuddle
Not ready for my close up! One fuming cat even decided to bite their owner’s head as he came too close for a loving photograph
Cat me out of here! One hilarious pet pulled a completely horrified facial expression as it attempted to escape its owner’s warm embrace
Stop it! This unimpressed cat simply moved their head away from its owner to prove that they were not keen to be kissed
Striking the wrong note: One snoozing cat told their owner to ‘talk to the hand’ as they tried to go in for a quick kiss
Not my idea of a relaxing time! Another unamused black cat seemed irritated to be trapped while their owner took a quick daytime snooze on the sofa
Bite the face that feeds you! Another owner looked extremely confused when their fluffy cat decided to bite their cheek rather than get cuddled
And one tabby cat left people in stitches after its head disappeared into its body as they seemed unimpressed with being hugged by their shirtless owner
This owner was determined to enjoy a loving cuddle with their cats, despite the felines seeming unamused by the close contact
One ginger feline calmly showed that its owner hadn’t yet won over its affections as it rejected a kiss by simply pushing its paw against the man’s nose
One tabby cat again pulled its best horrified facial expression as its owner tried to give it a quick kiss on the head