All cats exist in a constant state of tension between caution and curiosity. One emotion pushes them forward, then the other yanks them back. The whole time, their brain is running through possible scenarios. As long as they don’t know, they will continue to wonder… and be drawn to discovery.
This highly-strung state makes them vulnerable when they are investigating something. We should respect that. It’s never funny to surprise the cat in a sudden, physical, way. Let all their surprises be mental ones.
A cat’s courage is always quite unpredicatable, but this little kitty takes the cake. This feline really wanted to see what was inside that inner tube…