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11 surprising signs your cat actually likes you

INSIDER Logo By Sophia Mitrokostas of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 12: 
  
    Cats have a reputation for being difficult to read but
    there are several ways they can show their affection.
  
  
    Grooming behaviors such as licking the hair or ears
    signals that a cat trusts that person.
  
  
    Subtle signs like a slow blink also signal a cat's love
    for a human. 
  
  
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    INSIDER's home page for more stories.
  

  With their inscrutable faces and
  reputation for acting indifferent to their human keepers, cats
  can be difficult to read.

  Sure, they might not show their
  love with wagging tails and slobbery kisses like dogs. But that's
  because felines have their own ways of communicating their
  affection.

  Here are a few behaviors that
  show a cat really likes you.

  • Cats have a reputation for being difficult to read but there are several ways they can show their affection.
  • Grooming behaviors such as licking the hair or ears signals that a cat trusts that person.
  • Subtle signs like a slow blink also signal a cat's love for a human.
  • Visit INSIDER's home page for more stories.

With their inscrutable faces and reputation for acting indifferent to their human keepers, cats can be difficult to read.

Sure, they might not show their love with wagging tails and slobbery kisses like dogs. But that's because felines have their own ways of communicating their affection.

Here are a few behaviors that show a cat really likes you.

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