9 Reasons Why Cats Love to Groom!

Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Regular and routine grooming lets your cat relax and reduce stress.

Improved Circulation

Just as brushing your hair stimulates blood flow on your scalp, a cat’s textured tongue improves circulation every time it brushes against fur.

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Mama cats lick their babies to keep them clean, encourage them to go to the bathroom and remind them that it’s feeding time. The instinct to groom helps protect kittens until they are old enough to care for themselves.

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