Why Do Cats Groom? Cat Social Grooming Reasons

Why do cats groom

Bonding cats groom each other as a sign of affection

Cats have their scent transferred to one another as part of the same social unit

Cats can regulate their body temperature through grooming

Cats alleviate stress and anxiety with the help of stress reduction grooming

Communication grooming can signal submission in a social hierarchy

Mother cats groom their kittens to keep them clean

Territorial marking grooming can help establish territory boundaries

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