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Four Places to Pet Your Cat -- and One to Leave Alone


Animals  (tags: cats, pets, affection )

Freya
- 428 days ago - vetstreet.com
Some things really do get better with age. I have long joked that my hairline isn't one of them, but I know one thing that is: My ability to understand cats better, and to build a stronger, more fulfilling bond with the felines in my life...



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Christeen Anderson (419)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:09 pm
I love cats. They totally run my life and for that I am thankful.
 

Lydia S. (171)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:11 pm
Thanks , Informative site & learned quite a bit .
I never knew why one of our kitties always head butts us !
 

Caree C. (295)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:58 pm
Thanks Freya! And I learned a new term - "Elevator Butt". Funny!
 

Les M. (8)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 7:45 am
don't forget that every cat has his/her own personality and there are many other spots you should check out. 2 of my boys love their belly rubs, another hates them.
 

Gysele van Santen (200)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 9:39 am
good stuff, thnx.
 

Danuta Watola (1159)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 1:49 pm
noted
 

Kathleen Marie C. (24)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:13 pm
Thank you! I am mad about my cat & want to make her feel as good as she makes me feel! She is so sweet and cute and smart and elegant and fun and gentle and warm and cuddly and funny and sensible and open minded... well, I could go on all day! (And there are not many places that will let you do that...so thank you, too, Care2 and Dr. Marty Becker!)
 

Lynn Squance (219)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:24 pm
I love cats and have 3 right now. I agree with all the sweet spots. And "elevator butt" LMAO! but so true! I also, like Les, rub bellies and they like it, especially my little girl who rolls over on hher back so I have unfettered access. One thing that I tell my furkids is "gentle, gentle". I NEVER pet hard and fast because I think that promotes aggression. I also massage their paws which most of the time they like. I started that when they were babes.

My cats are very long, solid, and have big feet --- am I ever glad I don't have to buy them Nikes! They weigh 20.25 lbs (girl), 25 lb s(boy) and 28.6 lbs (boy). The 2 boys will be 5 in mid April, and their sister from the same parents as the boys, will be 5 yr at the end of August. There is nothing finer than the love and respect of cats! My cats even groom me by licking my hair which is shorter than their fur.

My house is run for the comfort and convenience of my cats!
 

Linda W. (172)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:33 pm
Love my kitties & have had many in my life but there have been a few who like their belly scritched ~ but They let you know When & for How Long. So - Pay Attention!
 

Kath P. (10)
Monday February 11, 2013, 3:00 pm
My cats have learned to love having their bellies rubbed. One of my cats likes to head butt me. He used to bite my nose but luckily he's given that up ;-)
 

Natalie V. (27)
Monday February 11, 2013, 3:26 pm
noted
 

iveta cer (83)
Monday February 11, 2013, 6:38 pm
Thanks
 

Zee Kallah (39)
Monday February 11, 2013, 9:39 pm
Sweet!

We need these uplifting articles.

Thank you, kindly.
 
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