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lower back reaction

June 27th, 2004, 06:25 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

June 27th, 2004, 06:53 PM
I can read canine body language alot better than felines but I will try and answer this for you.

Because it feels good. The area you are describing is sensitive and will respond as such.

June 27th, 2004, 07:03 PM
I believe (*cat people correct me)
there are scent glands here that you are stimulating.

June 27th, 2004, 08:39 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!!!