Loud Noises: Cats have sensitive hearing, and loud noises, such as vacuum cleaners, blaring music, or shouting, can startle and stress them.
Ignoring Their Personal Space: Cats value their personal space. Forcing them into close contact, hovering over them, or petting them when they're not in the mood can make them uncomfortable.
Bathing: Most cats dislike water and bathing. While some may tolerate it, many cats find it highly stressful, and it can lead to aggressive or fearful behavior.
Staring or Making Direct Eye Contact: In the feline world, direct eye contact can be seen as a threat or challenge. Cats may become anxious or agitated if you stare at them for extended periods.
Picking Them Up When They Don't Want To Be: Cats generally prefer to be in control of their movements
Overstimulating Play: Cats enjoy playtime, but rough or overly energetic play can be distressing for them.
Changing Their Routine or Environment: Cats are creatures of habit and can become stressed when their routine is disrupted or when they are placed in new or unfamiliar environments.