Love language of cats: Slowly blinking and rubbing your scents

  • Animals
  • Friday, 21 May 2021

Humans can mimic cats' language of blinking to let them know that they love and trust them. — Silvia Marks/dpa

Telling another person that you love them requires just three words. Telling your cat that you love them, however, is a different situation – and doesn't involve only petting and cuddling with them.

Cats never close their eyes in front of someone or something that could be dangerous to them – even big cats will blink at each other as a show of trust. So if pet owners want to show their kitty that they feel relaxed when they're together, they can mimic this behaviour, explains a German-language website for animal lovers.

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