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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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why does my cat roll over on her back and lay in that position

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why does my cat roll over on her back and lay in that position? She just lays thare and looks at me ,and her eyes get heavy.My other little boy does the same exact thing.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 8 years ago.

Hi there,


This is a position of submission. It means she trusts you implicidly. Whenever cat bears his stomach that is the most trustful position because the stomach is the most vulnerable part.


Your kitties just love and trust you!I think it great!Heres some cute ones: