Cats vs. Cucumbers: Why Are Felines So Scared Of Produce?
Yes, scaring your cat with cucumbers is entertaining, but experts say it could cause unnecessary stress.By Cody LaGrow | November 19, 2015
It's a hobby for those lacking social lives everywhere: using cucumbers to horrify the hairballs out of cats.
Normally, scaring a human requires a lot more work than just setting a phallic-shaped food on the ground. So, why are these pussycats so frightened by future pickles?
Theory one: the pure element of surprise. Cats don't expect anything creepy and are startled. That's something we humans have dedicated entire shows to.