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You’re sitting on the couch, watching TV, when your cat comes up and starts licking you, and you don’t know why.
Well, experts believe cats lick and groom their feline and human housemates as a way of showing trust and care. You can take these “kisses” as a sign that your cat feels safe and happy.
Of course, there’s always the possibility that you have something delicious on your skin that your kitty wants to taste. The bottom line: Cats are curious creatures and when they put their trust in people, there’s no end to the attention they’ll lavish on them.
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