Ailurophobia: Unraveling the Fear of Cats

Ailurophobia, derived from the Greek words “ailouros” (cat) and “phobia” (fear), is an intense and irrational fear of cats. This phobia goes beyond mere discomfort or dislike; individuals with ailurophobia experience anxiety, panic attacks, or even physical symptoms like sweating, trembling, or heart palpitations at the thought or sight of a cat. Unlike common…
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