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If you own a cat, then you know that cats are pretty independent when it comes to their care. They pretty much clean themselves, and as long as you provide them the essentials — food, water, and a clean litter box in which to peacefully take care of business — they are little to no trouble.

Of course, there are other some things you need to do occasionally when taking care of a cat, such as taking them to the vet when they get sick, ensuring that you groom their nails and fur every so often, and keeping an eye on them when they go outdoors.

Plus, there are many things you should never do to your cat under any circumstance. These are things that can leave them emotionally scarred, hurt, or worse. Here is a list of the things you should never do to your cat.