Why Cats Stick Out Their Tongues

When to worry, when not to.


Some cats sit around sticking out their tongue from time to time. It’s nothing to be concerned about. A slightly protruding tongue is just one of the ways in which a cat can look adorable. However, if your cat has not had a prior habit of letting her tongue hang out and has started to do so, it could be a sign of a health problem.

To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in

Subscribe to Tufts Catnip

Get the next year of TUFTS CATNIP for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 44%. It's like getting 5 months FREE!
Already Subscribed?
Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access