Cats usually bite for several reasons and the well known to many is when they get aggressive. That is a hard bite of course. What many people don’t know is that besides being aggressive a cat can bite to mean different other things. Some cats’ bite is gentle. Such cats, which gently bite, are hard to find and if one happens to come along one, it will take time to understand what his/her cat means out of all the drama. This misunderstanding may even lead to some unnecessary fights.
My friend David love cats. He recently purchased a kitten, but this was very different from the ones he had before. It keeps on biting gently especially around his wrist, fingers, knees and also his ears. At first, he disliked the behavior, but after talking to one of his uncles about why cats usually bite gently, he is now OK and enjoys it most of the times. This is some of the reasons why your cat bites you gently.
It Might Want You To Play With It.
Usually, this happens to that kitten that used to play with its mother or another member of its family before being purchased to a new environment where there is no other kitten or toy to play with. As a substitute, it will prefer to play with your body organs especially those that turn like ankle, elbow, fingers and the rest biting them gently. In that way, it will feel contented and comfortable.
2.As A Sign Of Excitement.
As human being get excited, cats also do. Several cats will swing their tails, jump to show they are upset. Biting gently is also a sign to teach your cat is excited. Mostly this happens when serving a meal or serving it milk. It will gently bite your leg or any other close body part.
It May Be Its Nature.
Off course not all cats bite gently and therefore a few that does it, it may be in their gene. And of course, that behavior which is in genetic makeup cannot be changed. It is used to that, and maybe, it might bite gently without its consent.
Act As A Sign Of Communication.
Cats use several body languages to communicate with their owner. This includes swaying their tail, growling and staring. Biting Is another way of, and on several occasions, they will do this if they need food and let’s say it has reached that time you usually feed it. It might also bite gently to tell you it requires no more playing in a case were playing with it.
It may also be reminding you of some activities that you ought to do like milking and the rest. This usually is occasions where it knows it will benefit. This is a vital sign of communication besides others like staring and swaying tail. A gentle bite will attract your attention, and you will, therefore, try to think what that bite meant.
It Is A Sign Of Love.
Beside licking to show love, some cats bite gently to show that they love you and you mean a lot to them. By feeding and petting them is, in fact, a responsibility. When it gently bite you after a meal, know that it appreciates for that love and they want you to note it.
Those are therefore some of the reasons why your cat bites you gently. If you happened to fight it, its a time for a new beginning as I am hoping this article will help you a lot. It is also worth sharing to pass that knowledge on how to handle such cats that gently bite. And of most important, to instill a positive attitude toward such cats, to lower unnecessary fights and worries. Thank You.