Skip to content
FREE SHIPPING ON EVERY ORDER!
FREE SHIPPING ON EVERY ORDER!
10 Ways Cats Show Affection

10 Ways Cats Show Affection

Kittens are very intelligent and know how to show their love in many different ways. They will show how much they love you with their body language and attitude.

Pets always find a way to show their gratitude, love, affection, and trust toward their owners. They also show us how happy they are by our side, demonstrating the power of cat love!

Knowing that our pets love us makes us happy; after all, this feeling is always reciprocated — and only those who love their pets know! The way they walk, their body movements, and eye contact will always show their affection for their human family. 

That's why Healthy Animals 4ever has gathered 10 ways cats show affection.

Emotional Trauma Recovery - Cats
 

Is your kitty purring? This is proof of love!

Who can resist the cuteness of a furry friend, right? Whenever we see these unique little animals, we want to cuddle them. Have you ever noticed a cat purr while you massage its fur? Well, that's one of the most significant ways cats love their owners!

Petting the cat.
 

Too many licks and nibbles? It's a sign of even more love!

I'm sure you've petted your furry friend, and they've started licking or nibbling your hands. This is another way for them to show affection and concern for you! Sometimes a cat may want to bite on you during playtime. Don't get mad at your pet; this is all to show you how much they love you!

Cat biting owner's hand
 

Belly-up kitten? Yes, they trust you!

Kittens are very suspicious animals who usually don't turn their backs on anyone. When your pet lays on its back, in addition to showing how much it likes your affection, it's a sign that it feels safe in your presence - which is more proof of love.

Agression and Frustration Reduction - Cats
 

Please pay attention to the tail; it says a lot!

Like most pets, kittens also show different emotions and feelings with their tail. If your pet wags its tail fast enough, it's a sign that it likes you. They also tend to curl the tip of their tail when they are happy and content.

Cat walking in the garden with its tail up.
 

Walking through the legs? It can only be true love!

If your kitty usually walks between your legs, it's a sign that they like you very much and wants your attention. It is essential to remember that this habit helps the pet to build a relationship and connection with its owner. So let your feline do it, and give them your full attention whenever they do.

Cat walking between owner's legs.
 

Is your cat bumping his head against yours? Another proof of love!

In addition to being fun for them, when a kitten touches its owner's head with their own, it shows the cat has feelings for the owner. This typical behavior proves that they like and trust you. It is like a pet greeting.

Cat rubbing head on owner's arm.
 

They also caress you! It's so cute!

Cats also express feelings by petting. In most cases, when they are in the lap of loved ones, they tend to stretch their paws to touch the body of the person who is caressing them. For the cat, they are repaying all the love and affection they receive.

Cat lying on owner's lap.
 

Yaay! They always bring you some gifts!

It is common for pets to find and then bring an object to their owner while holding it in their mouth. When this happens, they feel like real hunters making outstanding achievements! Giving a gift to your human is an extraordinary act and a great show of affection. So even if you don't really want that mouse or bird, it just means they love you!

Cat with a dead mouse in its mouth as a gift for its owner.

They sleep next to you to spend the whole night with you!

You're wrong if you think he's just sleeping beside you to keep himself warm and comfortable. This shows how much your pet likes and trusts you!

Cat sleeping on its owner's arm.
 

It always accompanies you wherever you go!

In bedrooms, living rooms, bathrooms, everywhere in the house… if your cat follows you around, it's just one more proof of the love he shows you! They always want to be by your side and will always accompany you.

Demonstrations of affection from cats are proof of love!

Pay attention to your feline friends, and you will see how many ways cats appreciate their owners. 

Cat between owner's legs.

Previous article Labor Day Pet Safety: Holistic Tips to Ensure Your Pets' Well-being