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\"Aggressive\" tail?

Sparkwolf McCloudSparkwolf McCloud Member Posts: 17
edited 16 April, 2010 in Behavior & Training
Hi, there, you guys. My name's Comet and I'm a new to catster so I'm not really sure how to do this. Well, I'm not an aggressive cat at all. I'm one of the most laid-back cats my human auntie has ever had in her life. But sometimes when I'm being pet and am rubbing myself up against people, I'll fluff out my tail like an angry cat. I've never scratched anyone, to even my 9-year-old Daddy when he holds me longer than I want him to. This obviously isn't a problem that needs fixing, my auntie's just curious about why I do this and wonders if there's anyone else out there with a cat who does the same thing. Do you guys know what's going on? Thanks so much! Purrs, Comet

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  • Renee RyzRenee Ryz Member Posts: 2,164
    edited 16 April, 2010
    I wonder if there is a certain spot on Comet that is kind of sensitive or ticklish that is causing this reaction? I know Tigger has a spot on his back that if skritched, his skin almost looks like it crawls, and sometimes he will grab you with his paw to stop. I know some cats will jingle thier tails when they get excited, so it could be excitement too. I guess I wouldn't worry as long a there is no sign of aggression. But that is just my opinion. ps It is kind of hard to see your cute face on your picture
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