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Actually, I wonder if Sunny is growling out of fear rather than being spoiled. I rescued Cupid, and he is very skittish of touch. He prefers it on his own terms, which I have accepted. He's now very loving toward me--he'll cover my face with kisses and come to me for hugs and pats--but there are times when he'll still back away. And he backs away from other people.

So my question is what do you know about his history? Maybe touch wasn't a positive thing for him. If that's the case, then you need to help him understand that people can be a source of joy, not pain.

What I do is let Cupid come to me. And give him lots of praise and treats when he does. I do the same when he goes to my parents and other people. Let him go at his own pace.

Do you think fear might be a motivating factor?

Thanks for rescuing, by the way.
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