WONDER #2537: Why Don't Cats Like Water?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how to train a cat to swim.
  2. why cats are such a popular pet despite the fact that they all hate water.
  3. Turkish Vans, also called the “swimming cat.”
  4. reasons why some cats don’t like water, and examples of cats that do like it.

Question 2 of 3

What helps fishing cats swim well?

  1. Lack of fur
  2. Partially webbed toes
  3. Small ears
  4. Fins

Question 3 of 3

Many cats don’t like water because they’ve learned to associate it with _____________________.

  1. food
  2. punishment
  3. fish
  4. people

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