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Friday, April 03, 2020

Whether they're kneading our flesh like bread or following us into the bathroom, cats are always trying to tell their humans something " most of it involving food. But an animal behaviorist tells Inverse one familiar behavior cats exhibit could be a true sign of affection.


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It's often been rumored that a cat's "slow blink" is its way of saying, "I love you." It's even been called a "cat kiss"! The truth is, we'll never truly know what's going on inside a kitty's brain, but there's evidence to suggest a cat slowly wincing at its human means it trusts its companion.


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It means it's willing to take its eyes off you; e.g. you are not perceived as a threat.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-04-03 07:31 PM | Reply

Important safety tip to avoid having your breath stolen in your sleep.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2020-04-03 07:31 PM | Reply

#2 Cats do not carry coronavirus.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-04-03 07:32 PM | Reply

#3 no but they aren't disease free. We have a big problem with feral cats in my area. At my house we've worked hard at the catch and release program and clipped ear no fear. But your house kitty and these punks are two different animals. And if you're foolish enough to try and touch one...

Yeah Gracie I love cats but no more kittens.

#4 | Posted by bruceaz at 2020-04-03 08:49 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

They do the slow blink because they're arrogant little schitts. All they need is a pipe and a pair of John Lennon eyeglasses to complete the attire.

#5 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2020-04-04 05:10 PM | Reply

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