Cats are misunderstood. So often, unfortunately, cats are treated as if they are dogs or some other animal when they are clearly so very different than them - same as any other animal. It takes a while for a cat to get used to a human, and humans have a tendency to be impatient and expect affection sooner than they earned it. But when they do earn it, when aloof cats finally warm up to their humans, there is nothing more satisfying.
Learn what a cat's body language means, when and how they want you to pet them, and your relationship with it will improve faster than you thought possible. This tumblr thread is about to help you learn.
When your cat does finally warm up to you, make sure to send us wholesome and awwdorable pics of it so we can swoon right there with you!