Why Does My Cat Headbutt Then Bite Me
3 Reasons For It
1. Your Cat Is Marking Their Territory
The bite or nibble after the headbutt may be a natural extension of their scent marking.
2. It Could Be A Love Bite
Cats will also headbutt people or other pets that they care about. Headbutting and rubbing is a common way for cats to greet felines they’re closely bonded with.
3. Your Cat Wants To Play!
If you regularly use your hand to play with your cat, then there’s a good chance that initiating playtime is a likely explanation for the post-headbutt bite.
What Should You Do If Your Cat Bites Your After Headbutting?
The easiest way to do this is to walk away and withdraw your attention simply.
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