Woman’s Been Trying To Win Over Husband’s Cat For 3 Yrs And It Hasn’t Worked

Written by: Julie Hunt
| Published on April 24, 2024

Cats can be finicky creatures, but we love them no matter what. Sometimes, it takes them a bit longer to warm up to people, but it is all worth it in the end. When Emma and her husband found a cat named Peanut up for adoption in Texas, they never expected her to have such a strong personality. Peanut had been put up for adoption after her previous family’s house was damaged during a big freeze in Texas, leaving them unable to care for her. Little did they know, Peanut would soon become a beloved, albeit quirky, member of their family.

Peanut’s instant connection with her new dad was apparent from the very beginning. When they first met, she was hiding and wouldn’t come out for Emma. However, as soon as her husband laid down on the floor, Peanut immediately approached him. Emma believes their connection stems from his Southern roots, as he is originally from North Carolina. Ever since that moment, Peanut has been completely bonded to her dad.

Despite Emma’s efforts to win Peanut over, the cat has made it clear that she doesn’t care for her new mom. Emma tried everything from buying her new toys, a special Princess Unicorn bed, and feeding her treats, but nothing seemed to work. Peanut would even growl while eating treats from Emma’s hand, as if to say, “I want the treat, but I’m not happy about it.”

Peanut has a unique set of rules when it comes to interacting with her family. She enjoys walking on her family members but doesn’t like to be touched while doing so. Her dislikes don’t end there, as she is also not a fan of people entering the house. When her dad’s sister visited with her dog, Peanut attacked the dog simply because it was in her territory. She has even been known to try and smack squirrels through the window when they venture too close to her home.

Despite her tough exterior, Peanut has a soft side when it comes to her dad. She knows the time he comes home from work and will wait by the door for him. If he is running late, she will start looking for him throughout the house. Interestingly, she doesn’t exhibit this behavior when Emma comes home.

Peanut also enjoys being talked to, especially when she’s told she’s a pretty girl. This seems to relax her and make her happy. Emma and her husband have had Peanut for about three years now, and Emma continues to try and follow Peanut’s cues to give her the affection she desires. All she wants is to be her friend, even if Peanut doesn’t feel the same way.

In the end, Peanut may be a one-person cat with a strong personality, but she has found a loving home with Emma and her husband. They continue to learn and adapt to her unique quirks, providing her with a happy and caring environment.

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