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Trying to understand a cat’s behavior can be downright maddening. Oftentimes, feline actions are dictated by stress and fear but fortunately, one cat behavior in particular usually comes from a good, friendly place. When your cat rubs up against your legs or pushes his head against you, it’s a ...

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Called bunting, cats rub their heads against prominent objects to leave scent markings as a part of scent communication.Depending on the object of the cat's communication, they may be claiming ownership or indicating pleasure.

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Why Do Cats Rub Against You? A Weird Cat Behavior Explained. Is your cat rubbing on your legs? Your face? Why do cats rub against you and do different rubs on different body parts mean different ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-cats-like-to-rub-against-peoples-legs

Cats rub against people to communicate, leave their scent, show affection and claim their companions. Rubbing against legs is also a form of feline greeting. Additionally, by rubbing against a human's leg, the cat leaves an undetected odor to identify her as part of its clan.

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If Kitty rubs against you close to feeding time, he might just be making sure you don’t forget to fill his bowl. If he rubs against another cat, he is likely asking to be groomed. In the same way, he might rub against you to request a scratch behind the ears. If your cat goes outside, he might rub to get your attention to open the door for him.

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That being said, if a cat rubs your face, this is considered a more intimate and may mean that the cat likes you extra specially and can be a form of, not only a show of friendliness, but it is your cat showing trust for you. Encourage your cat to rub against you. Reinforce the behavior!

www.huffpost.com/entry/what-your-cat-really-means-when-it...

Think you understand your cat purr-fectly? You want want to double check. A new video from New York Magazine's Science of Us series explains, via scientific research, what your cat really means when it purrs, rubs against your leg or meows. And, as other research also shows, most of our cats ...

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My cat will start rubbing against me and purr and she'll roll over to her back and suddenly she just attacks my hand and starts biting it really hard and her feet does this scratching motion (like its running) against my arm while she's biting. Her ears go back and her pupils get big/dilated while she's doing this, so I'm not sure if she's trying to play or not.

www.vetstreet.com/.../why-does-my-cat-rub-his-face-on-everything

Cats have multiple scent glands on their heads. They have glands located around their mouths, chins, sides of the face, neck and ears. When a cat rubs his face on an item, he leaves his scent behind. The act of a cat rubbing his head on objects is called “bunting.” The height of the object ...

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Almost all cat owners have experienced this. Upon arriving home, cats receive their owners with a greeting ritual in which they first rub against the owner's ankles with their head, then with their flank and finally with their tail that wraps the leg of the person as in an embrace.