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Here are some tips to make a smooth transition for your kitten to your family, and to help your kitten bond with you. Checkout the full list of guides on our website.

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Cat Language

gestures, sounds, and movements

What their gestures, sounds, and movements mean. There are many more but here are a few:

  • Slow Blink. When your cat does a slow blink at you, they are saying they trust you. If you do the same to them, they will begin to trust you more and more.

  • Licking/Gentle Bite. This is another way of saying “I love you”. Cats love to groom and when they do this to you it’s like a kiss, showing their ultimate affection for you. This is what their mother did for them to show her love. The Gentle bite was/is another form of their grooming. It is also a way for them to say “I want your attention”.

 

  • Head Butting/Sliding against your leg. A form of affection towards you, or depending on how close to meal time it is, it could just mean “feed me please”.

 

  • Hissing/spitting noise. Normally it means they are upset or fearful of something.