The biggest argument for self-described ‘cat haters’ is that, unlike their canine counterparts, cats are more independent and less likely to love their owners. But the truth is cats do love their owners – they have different ways of displaying it. So, how do cats show affection? They may not bump into you as excitedly as you open the front door as a dog does, but they could risk you rubbing their tail on you instead. And when did they bring you a dead mouse? This is just their way of saying ‘I love you. If you learn to recognize all the amazing ways they show affection, you will realize that your cat loves you after all.