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2023 Author: Alex Livingston | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 11:39
The movement of the legs of the cat it has always fascinated owners and simple admirers of the animal, who find the opening and closing of the same particularly curious. The cat uses the final part of its paws both as a support base and as an extension to retrieve something, then hunt or protect itself by scratching. But the opening and closing of legs it is a really interesting movement that can hide multiple meanings: let's find out in detail which ones.
The legs used for kneading
The cat opens and closes its paws with a constant and alternating movement on the owner's body but also against fabrics and blankets, thus replicating a behavior learned during the first periods of its life. This is known as dough and it is synonymous with affinity and affection, because the cat replicates the movement it once practiced on the mother's womb during breastfeeding. This delicate dough, with opening and closing of the ends, favors the release of milk and mutual relaxation.
Practicing it on the human heart, or on home textiles, serves to restore that particular condition of well-being and of confidence proven right during the early days. The owner represents the reference figure of affection, which is why the cat gratifies him with this delicate, intimate and loving mixture.
In some cases, the opening and closing of the front legs subtends a warning, the cat is nervous and is warning the unfortunates that it is ready to attack. It is no coincidence that the nails could peep out during this particular movement to anticipate any sudden paws, ready to deliver a ferocious scratch. Better to keep a safe distance so as not to irritate it further, the cat is visibly uncomfortable and for this reason it is ready to defend itself by pulling out its claws.
Open and close the legs to stretch them
The cat opens and closes its paws both to make pasta and to stretch them, a normal and physiological gesture that takes place when stretches. Those who live with a feline are aware of the movement that anticipates the opening of the paws and which can also manifest itself during a moment of pure relaxation. The cat may appear sleepy and, while lying along the belly with the tail surrounding the body, the front legs are folded towards the chest. Not a fixed and static pose but a real movement, a slow opening and closing useful for physical awakening and relaxation.
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