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lower back reaction

androolia
June 27th, 2004, 05:25 PM
Asked a while back if anyone knew why cats react to having their lower back, right above tail, scratched or rubbed. Thanks :) for the responses that I did get, but I am still wondering if anyone knows what this is. Thanks

trescanis
June 27th, 2004, 05:53 PM
I can read canine body language alot better than felines but I will try and answer this for you.

Because it feels good. http://www.websmileys.com/sm/happy/050.gif The area you are describing is sensitive and will respond as such.

Luba
June 27th, 2004, 06:03 PM
I believe (*cat people correct me)
there are scent glands here that you are stimulating.

chico2
June 27th, 2004, 07:39 PM
Yes,it makes them feel good!!! My cats will stick their butts in the air,head to the floor and enjoy every minute of it,they also love a massage all down their back....but don't touch tummies!!!