Our domestic felines they often seem reluctant to some types of caresses! Every single cat has an individual character and not everyone appreciates the same caresses. Yet there are some common ways for everyone to approach and touch a cat, preventing scratches from reacting to it.
That’s why it’s important to know how to approach a cat and learn to interact with him asking for permission to touch him: for example the areas where cats have odoriferous glands is an ideal point to caress.
To make them feel more comfortable, it is good to create a familiar environment for your cats, in case they spread their smell.
Here are some tips for approaching your pet
Approach the cat
Before approaching a cat, do it first sniff from him. In this way you will put it to his ease: reach out and let your nose touch you.
– If he doesn’t show interest, better don’t pet him.
– On the contrary, if the cat sniffs your hand, starting to meow and rub against you, it is ready to be caressed.
Approach with the cat
When the cat is willing to be caressed is asks for attention it is good that coccoliate at least once, don’t ignore it.
If the cat there jump on him and he lies on your legs, it means that he may even want to relax on you, as you will be a source of heat for him. If the cat does not shake or not by signs of nervousness with the tail, you can caress it lightly on the vertebral column.
Based on experiences when cats are lie on your side they love to be caressed on the outside, the one facing the other and if they start purring or meowing, this means that they are appreciating your pampering.
The purr of the cat
The cat does the purr how much proof feelings of pleasure and it is in a moment friendly in which asks for attention. If then the purring is accompanied by movements of the hips and that the cat begins to rub against you, it means that it asks to be caressed.
Of course, the more purring they are noisy and the higher the level of happiness, while a soft hum indicates a contained happiness. However, sometimes if the purrs exceed a certain amount of noise it can also mean that the cat could also get nervous. So it is very important to observe your feline.
Observation of the domestic feline
When approaching the cat, it is good to observe it and study its movements. The cat actually sends out explicit signals when it no longer wants to be touched. If he does not appreciate the caresses, the cat can also try to scratch and bite you. Among the most representative signs: the cat carries back your ears, the tail writhes, the animal starts ad fidget and finally, the cat can also get to growling or blowing.