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Cats truly bond to their people

A beautiful cat in arms of her owner.

Cats seek comfort and confidence from their caregivers, suggesting that the cat–human tie can be as strong as that between toddlers and the adults who tend them. Credit: miodrag ignjatovic/iStock/Getty

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Nature 574, 9 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-02878-w

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