Are Cat Licks Really “Kitty Kisses” ?

When you are holding your cat, does she sometimes lick you? She is probably purring and rubbing on you at the same time.  We instinctively know that these behaviors are a good thing and indicate positive feelings, but have you even really wondered why? We cannot ask our cats (well we can..but they won’t answer) so we must turn to science for our answers. Many social animals have a behavioral repertoire of interactions, but cats have not typically been thought to be particularly social. However, … Read more