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do cats like to be hugged and kissed

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do cats loved to be picked up and hugged and kissed a lot or not at all?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  NancyH replied 9 years ago.
Some cats tolerate handling really well. Some object immediately, and some will put up with some of that and then decide enough is enough.
You really need to determine how much of what your particular cat likes and learn how to read any signals that he is done with attention.
I have one really snuggly cat and one that you cannot hold at all. Both were raised here as kittens but one is just very independent and will come and lie on you when he feels like it while the other purrs if you just think about petting her or smile at her.
This site goes over some basic body signals cats use
Hope this helps you!