Catness
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Catness

Why Do Cats Knead? Can They Knead Too Much?

For mousers, it’s all about chilling out.

Author swing dancing with woman in cat suit.
Photo of author dancing with cat taken by author

I remember the days when my cat Rachel cozied up with me and kneaded my arms until they turned red and scratch lines ran up and down them. As it turns out, kneading and cats go together like ham and eggs.

In addition to my poor arm, cats frequently knead on all sorts of soft surfaces — such as…

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Jay Krasnow

Jay Krasnow

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