Situation 805: “Our pet cat is not the problem, its my little cousin.”

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Hello! I don’t know what to do with my little cousin. He is 10 years old and has a cat. The whole family loves this cat. I love this cat. My lil cousin says he loves it too and the cat loves him back. The problem is that he manhandles that cat like if it was a rag doll. Every time he holds him, he holds him in a way where it hurts the cat. Sometimes he pins the cat to the ground just to pet him and pushes and forces the cat to the ground. I’ve told his mom and she usually tells him to stop but when I tell my uncle he just says that he just doesn’t know how to hold the cat and it doesn’t matter. I have also told my cousin to stop and he just tells me to shut up or that he doesn’t care and he’s going to keep doing it anyway. I don’t know what to say or do to help this cat. Like I said the whole Family loves this cat I just want what’s best for him. what should we do? (email your situation to: listeners@957thebeatfm.com)