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Feature September 2019 Issue

Belly Rubs Gone Wrong

Proceed cautiously, even if it seems like you donít have to.

Belly Rubs Gone Wrong

Why do they roll on their backs right in front of you if they don't want their bellies stroked?

Your cat rolls over on her back and presents her belly to you, so you return the apparent gesture of affection by stroking it, as you would for a dog. But instead of relaxing and enjoying the moment, she turns into the feline version of Cujo, scratching and biting you to make you stop. Why did she show you her belly if she didnít want you anywhere near it?

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