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Why does my cat show it's belly when it sees me?

Cats roll onto their backs to show they want a friendly relationship and to strengthen bonds within the social group. Cats also show trust through other behaviours.
Why does my cat show it's belly when it sees me?

It can be perceived as an invitation to cuddle and snuggle when the cat rolls over on its back and shows its belly, but that's not always the case. Cats show their owners trust through this behaviour, but can sometimes find it unpleasant to be patted on the belly.

Sensitive tummies

Avoid patting your cat on its belly when it rolls around, instead give it attention by talking. A belly pat could lead to scratching or biting from your cat.

The simple act of patting your cat's belly can be compared to a person extending their hand to greet you and you respond by kissing them. For the vast majority of people is far too intimate!

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