Do you know?
Cats have the power to heal themselves by purring. A normal cat’s purr is of the frequency of around 25-150 Hz, which is the frequency at which muscles and bones are grown faster and repair themselves. Let’s readout for certain cat behaviors and characteristics to be known by every pet parent to be known that their furry friends are happy.
Cats are one of the most complex animals emotionally and because of that sometimes it is arduous to tell what they are feeling. As a cat parent, for the total well-being of your cat, it is of paramount importance to know whether your kitty is happy and feeling comfortable or not.
And since cats can’t convey their state of mind by speaking we need to know the behavioral signs that indicate that they are feeling elated and comfortable. Read on to know the ways to understand and tell if your cat is happy or not.
Body language says it all, irrespective of species, animals have different body languages according to their mood including humans the only difference between humans and animals is that humans can fake their body language to deceive others but very few animals are able to do that.
A happy cat’s body language- Head tapering forward conveys that your cat is happy and willing to welcome you by a friendly sniff. Also, if whiskers are pointed forward, this is a sign that he/she wants to play with you.
Slow blinking, taking his/her tongue out, dilated pupils, straight tail and sloped ears are also very evident signs of a happy cat.
Buzzing Or Purring
When you are cuddling your cat and if he/she is purring or buzzing that means your kitty is enjoying the cuddling and is feeling comfortable and safe.
Meowing, Initiating the Play and Grooming
If your cat is happy he/she will meow at a high pitched voice and generally they will initiate the play with you. Some kittens like to lay down in their bed and relax, they may also groom themselves because they feel happy and relieved from any stress.
Apart from these signs, there are other unique things that your cat might do to tell you that she/he is happy, these signs are the form of communications that you and your cat have developed over the time you have spent together.
Also, keep a track on the times your kitty is sad or in pain, low pitched yowls, a sudden show of irritation or anger and purring to comfort oneself. These things might be a sign of pain due to separation anxiety, depression from hormonal imbalance, and other health-related issues like irritation due to parasites like fleas and ticks, feeling lethargic due to gastrointestinal worm infestations, and reluctance to walk or play due to joint pain.
These all things mentioned above need to be taken care of and also any issues with the health can be avoided if preventives like flea and tick preventives, joint-supplements, de-wormers are administered regularly because these treatments and supplements will help you in keeping your kitty happy.