Dear Doctor: Why Kneading?

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Q. I know my cat feels good when she kneads on my chest because she purrs gently and also does it rhythmically and calmly. But why kneading? How did that develop in cats as a go-to for expressing relaxed contentment? Rhea Gowers Brooklyn, New York Dear Ms. Gowers, A. You’re definitely right that your cat […]
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