A Little To The Left, Please

Cat Scratching

Cats love being stroked. And petted, rubbed, and scratched behind the ears. Just listen to those purrs and you’ll know it’s true!

But why is it that they, and us for that matter, love that kind of contact so much?  Well, some scientists did some research and wrote a paper, published in the science journal, Nature, about it. They say that all hairy mammals have what they call “stroking neurons”; specific neurons under the skin that react, in a pleasurable way, to being stroked.

This video explains in all, in such a cute way. So call your kitty and give him a few rubs while you watch. If you’re a cute caption freak, like I am, you’ll love this short video.

Tags: , ,
Previous Post
Kitten Photobomb
Cute Kittehz

Cutest Cat PhotoBombs Ever!

Next Post
Annie the Dog
Rescue and Adoption

Annie the Dog Adopts Orphaned Kittens

Comments

  1. Reply

    Awww that looks like my Boomer.

  2. Reply

    OK

  3. Reply

    que boquinha rosa dá vontade de beijar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.