Why Do Cats Give Love Bites?

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According to animal psychiatrists, cats give love bites to initiate an emotional connection between it and a human. It can also give a love bite to a fellow cat for the purpose of grooming.
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Cats are meticulously clean animals and as such are constantly grooming themselves. Their paws, like our own feet are very important; even the smallest wound can become quickly infected
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I've had cats who purred while sitting on the examining table at the vet's office. At the same time, their heart rates would be sky-high, indicating they were not contented at all
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Usually when a cat bites their kitten often times near the scruff or back of their neck
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I feel your pain. We have one cat that will let you do anything, but after a few minutes he'll grab you with his front paws (and he has a very good grip!) and bite. Softly at first,
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