Can Cats Use Facial Expressions to Signal Friendliness to Other Cats?

An evolutionary adaptation helps cats live together in peace.


There has been a fair amount of research on the faces cats make to communicate with people, along with research on their expressions when they are in pain. What hasn’t been well studied are their facial expressions to communicate their feelings to other cats.

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