When Cats Lick Themselves Too Much

Why a cat may over-groom, and how to know that it’s happening.

The typical cat grooms herself at least 30 percent of the day, and sometimes up to 50 percent. It’s normal. But with so much time spent licking and gently biting at their coats, how can you tell when a cat is over-grooming? It’s an important question because too much grooming can be a sign of […]
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