Wise, elegant dog breaks up feline fight
This wise, elegant dog breaks up a feline fight within the home. In fact, you can hear her barking before she arrives as if to say "stop it!". It is a nice little video and one that we have seen before. The sad part about the video is that I suspect that these two cats will go on fighting for as long as they live in the same home.
Sometimes cats in multi-cat homes simply do not get along and their home ranges overlap because they are living so close together inside the home. This is not ideal.
|Wise, elegant dog breaks up feline fight. Screenshot.|
They adapt to it but unless they are friendly with each other it is liable to end up like this with a stand-off fight.
The dog clearly recognises the animosity between the cats. This dog is no doubt friendly with both cats and he dislike seeing them fighting each other.
She wants peace and harmony in the home. It is an incredibly wise decision by the dog. And it tells us that dogs are very sensitive to this kind of situation.
It implies strongly that they are very aware of the need for harmony. Perhaps the dog is behaving as an alpha dog among a pack of other dogs only that in this instance the two dogs are cats. It is just that the dog relates to the cats as dogs and part of their pack.
Normally the owner will be the alpha dog so perhaps this dog is not actually the alpha dog but he or she is certainly the leader in this little trio of family companion animals.