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What does it mean when a cat licks your face (as if grooming

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What does it mean when a cat licks your face (as if grooming it) and then gives you a nip?
<p>When cats groom, they bite their fur to untangle knots and remove pests. It is a sign of either kindness, compassion, caring or friendship. She is attempting to bond and groom you. She lost a friend, so she needs some comfort and time from you. </p>
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