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The Art of Bunting

The Art of Bunting

Feline experts explain that head rubs actually serve several purposes for the cat and her owner.

We certainly don’t need experts to tell us that cats enjoy having their heads scratched and rubbed by their owners. But experts feel that it’s probably because this handling reminds them of their mothers. Feline behavior experts believe that when owners take over this role, it inadvertently reinforces the idea that we are their mothers —and it can also serve as a reminder to the cats that they should groom themselves.

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