The Behavior of Your Cat
Cats have a very wide reputation of doing exactly that want. There are people who admire this independence and put them as example of the great intelligence of the felines; others regret it, as proof of the innate selfishness of cats. Their reputation of independent comes from the habit of hunting alone, instead of in herd. However, and although normally it believes that the cats are not sociable animals, they are in the habit of living in colonies or cooperative groups, in the same way as a herd of lions do it.
Since there can testify any owner of a small feline, the domestic cats are, certainly, capable of establishing intimate bounds with the humans and even with other domestic animals. To live in harmony with our cat, certainly it is worth doing an effort for understanding his natural instincts. If we know his normal guidelines of behavior and know his reasons, we are capable of finding the just balance between educating the cat in order that he gets to accommodate to our way of life and to allow him to continue his natural instinct. It is easier to do that a young kitty adapts to our way of living that to obtain it with an adult cat, but this also can be achieved if you encourages him repeating the things and rewarding him.
We will have more possibilities of obtaining a balanced relation if we go in favor of the nature of the cat, instead of going against. The time that we use now in anticipating problems of behavior will compensate us widely later, permitting to share ourand our life with a happy creature, well polite and always fascinating.