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Cats, although they show the image of being mysterious and enigmatic, are very communicative and expressive animals. Like human beings, they have developed practically all the senses, their best communication skills are the vocal, tactile, visual and olfactory. However, their main form of communication is body language. It can be so precise, that if we learn to decipher it, we will know what our cat wants to tell us at all times.
Even if you and your cat do not speak the same language, they can still communicate and do it fluently. Learn and learn more about language and communication of cats, in this article .
The language and communication system of cats is really interesting. His greatest specialty is in the body area. Cats love moving the body to express moods, wishes and dislikes.
Pay attention to every movement of your cat, it may not be simple actions, but it is trying to say or ask you something. Postures, looks, position of the ears, facial expressions and movement of the tail, all this focuses on the part of your mind.
Here are some clues to reveal the cat mysteries:
Cats that have a good self-esteem, with the intention of showing off, scratch surfaces in front of other more timid cats. When your cat is very happy you will see how he will knead any soft area he finds.
To mark territory rub your chin and body against the object of your affection, this could be a toy, a piece of furniture and even you. The cats they are always marking what they believe is their property, this means that your cat, besides loving you, is considered your owner.
Cats not only smell through the nose, also they inhale knowledge. His learning process is very much due to his olfactory ability. There is something called “marked by smell” and basically means that your cat is leaving its essence where it wants to go. To carry out this transfer they usually rub themselves with everything, in this way, other cats will smell their presence in that place and they will know that it is part of their territory or that they have passed through there.
Their sense of smell is so important that they have evolutionarily developed a small additional organ (that few creatures have in the animal kingdom and that supports the traditional sense of smell) called “The Jacobson Organ“
This organ is located on the roof of the mouth, behind the teeth and is connected to the nasal cavity. For cats, the action of smelling is quite an experience, Jacobson absorbs the odor molecules, intensifying the fragrances and at the same time providing even more information about the scented object.
Many cats just need to talk, they communicate with each other and with their owners. The cat sounds are very different from each other and are not so complicated to identify. The intensity, tone and frequency of the meow reflect emotions and needs.
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