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How to understand cat language?

how to understand cat language
?How to understand cat language


1- PURRING


Purring is surely one of the most famous behaviors of the cat. Associated with pleasure, purring is the sign of well-being, relaxation, relaxation. If the cat purrs while it is cuddled, it is because it is happy to take advantage of this tender moment.

Note: Sometimes a cat's purr is a sign of pain. For example when a cat gives birth.


2- MEOWING: BEHAVIORS AND CONVERSATION


The adult cat has 9 different ways to meow, and The kitten has 16 ! These meows are divided into two groups: “negative meows” and “positive meows”

 - Positive meowing: The cat vocalizes in a loop, with very little silence between two meowing. This means that the situation is very exciting.

- Negative meows: The cat produces short meows spaced by long silences. In this case, the situation is rather scary, and the cat meows to call for help.


3- TAIL MOVEMENTS


The cat has several ways of wagging its tail:

 If he wags his tail sharply and nervously from right to left, it is because he is angry and ready to attack, if it catches its tail slowly when it sees you, it is simply saying hello.


4- HE RUBS AGAINST YOUR LEGS


When your cat rubs against you, it is his way of assimilating him to his territory. It is in fact a sign of marking, symbol of the affection which he carries to you. Here it is where regional pheromones are deposited on us. But it also recovers the pheromones that we release at the level of the feet "explains Marie-Hélène Bonnet, behaviorist of the cat.


5- HE PUTS HIMSELF ON HIS BACK


If your cat lays on its back and shows you its belly, it is because it trusts you and demands caresses.
It is also possible that the cat on its back is also a subject cat, and in a state of fear.


6- YAWN


The yawning of the cat is a sign of absolute relaxation, The yawning cat is not a bored or stressed cat. 


7- HE WHISTLES AND / OR SPITS


A whistling and / or spitting cat is aggressive. It is not uncommon to see a cat whistling and spitting at another animal in order to defend its territory. He can also adopt this behavior if he is hunting. On the other hand, if your cat is aggressive towards you, it is better not to approach it because it could attack you.


8- HE'S TRYING TO SCRATCH YOU


It should not be forgotten that the cat was originally a predator. Trying to catch things is instinctive for him. If he therefore tries to grab your ankles, scratch your feet, etc., it is his way of transferring his hunting instinct to what he has on hand.

It is better to avoid playing with the cat with your hands or feet, it is better to use toys if it tends to scratch, which can also be the result of poor social weaning and therefore a lack of limits .

Good to know: In order for your cat to stop scratching you, it is necessary to find sources of distraction that will allow it to let off steam. Play with him for only a quarter of an hour a day, stimulate him with a feather cane, small bell balls, or even a stuffed mouse, and you will surely see the difference!


9- HE BITES


Cats can bite for several reasons. For example, cats who have not been socialized from an early age can have fairly aggressive reactions towards humans. This can result in a bite if they cannot stand physical contact.

Territorial aggression, pain, stress or even old age can be the cause of a bite. If your cat bites you, ask yourself if you do something that he dosn't like.

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