Why does my cat enjoy sitting on glass surfaces?

Why does my cat enjoy sitting on glass surfaces?

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  1. There’s a story I once read in a psychology textbook that might help you here.
    One of the most famous developmental behavioral experiments is the “visual cliff,” where a baby was found to not crawl over a glass surface with a featureless chasm beneath, indicating a basic recognition that a visually endless chasm should be treated with caution. Presumably, it is this same tendency you are saying your cat ought to have.

    Why does my cat enjoy sitting on glass surfaces?

    Why does my cat enjoy sitting on glass surfaces?

    A psychology professor asked one of his colleagues to bring his newly crawling baby to a class one day in order to demonstrate this phenomenon, but was surprised when the baby happily clambered across the glass surface. The colleague laughed and explained that he…

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  2. I guess that the following answers are quite good but maybe that wasn’t your question afterall?
    I guess pets mainly like sitting on glass surfaces because they feel cooler during summer time, not just glass but ceramic as well.

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  3. Not really. Cats can recognize a solid surface whether it’s glass or otherwise. Mine got a kick out of sitting on my glass table and me teasing them with my finger. Well one of them did. One knew he couldn’t get through the glass and didn’t try. The other, well, let’s just say he wasn’t the brightest bulb in the box and fell for it every time.
    Just like one looked in the mirror a couple of times and then ignored it from then on while the other, yup, Mr. Dull Bulb, gets excited and stares at himself every single time. Duh. He thinks it’s another cat in his territory or, maybe he’s just admiring himself. Not really sure which though I tend to lean towards the former. He really is kinda stupid. LOL

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