It is a typical behavior of many felines to lick or bite their owner’s hair. It sounds strange but some cats might even lick or bite also their owner’s beard. Have you ever try to understand the reasons of this strange cat behavior that sometimes is particularly annoying? Read my cat tips to limit, or eliminate if possible your lovie’s disturbing habbit.
For cats, licking hair of humans is simply love and affection.Have you ever noticed that it is common for cats living together to clean up with each other? In the same way,when your cat adopts the behavior of licking your hair, it tries to show you that it loves you. Usually, my cat starts to lick my hair when I am lying on my bed or resting my head on my couch. In other words, some typical positions that a cat might consider as appropriate and favorable to carry out the “cleansing“.
However, it is necessary to distinguish licking and biting cat behaviors. If your cat starts to bite your hair it could be a sign of a desire to play with you.But I know that after a while, this game can be very disturbing.
What tips do you need to follow in order to stop this annoying behavior ?
When we understand the inner reasons of this cat behavior, it is normal to feel a little flattered, but still this behavior is annoying when we can’t watch t.v., work in our computer or sleep.
The best tip to convince your cat that you don’t need “cleansing”, is to move away when it starts to do it. Have you noticed that when your cat doesn’t want to be disturbed by your carreses , goes in another room inside the house? It is a typical cat behavior when it feels bothered,so if you do the same when you feel disturbed,it will understand it as a no.
However,be careful because if your cat has cultivate this behavior since when it was a baby kitten, its impossible for you to take away its habbit by just moving away.