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25 Cat Behaviors That Seem Random, but Really Aren't

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From nail biting to that crazy chatter, we're pulling back the curtain on strange things cats do

20. Kneading paws

From nail biting to that crazy chatter, we're pulling back the curtain on strange things cats do
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When your kitty kneads her paws, it means that she is happy and content. Usually in coordination with a bout of loud purring, your kitty kneading her paws (with claws out) in the same spot repeatedly is referred to as milk-treading. A trait taught by their mothers when nursing, kitties would knead their paws to get milk out of their mother.

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