Why are cats scared of cucumbers?
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Videos of cats jumping out of their skin when finding themselves in the presence of a cucumber have been doing the rounds online for a while now. Cats are hypersensitive to their surroundings, so it’s the sudden appearance of a random object that has them spooked. Cucumbers also look quite snake-like on first glance, so this may be why this vegetable provokes such an extreme reaction. Please don’t try this at home, though – it’s stressful for the cats!
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