How to properly pet a cat?

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There are a few things to remember when petting a cat. These furballs like being petted sometimes, but not constantly or everywhere.

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First, observe your stroke speed, roughness, and direction. If a cat is patted roughly, against their fur's growth, or too soon, they won't be happy.

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Instead, use your fingertips to gently pet a cat. Stroking softly from head to tail with the flat of the hand and mild massage is an excellent alternative.

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When petting, be gentle and explore different ways. If your cat doesn't like anything, adjust your movements.

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Keep an eye out for your pet's tail wagging, flicking ears, or sudden movements, which may indicate anxiety.

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Every day and every petting session will involve drastically varied preferences, so avoid attempting to read your cat's thoughts. But try to make them comfortable!

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Cats enjoy being petted most under the chin, along the spine, and at the base of their tail. Our feline pals find these spots quite relaxing and enjoyable.

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