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Why does my cat like to lay on me

Why does my cat like to lay on me

Why does my cat like to lay on me all of a sudden ? I feel he is not comfortable there.

Hi All.

My cat started liking to lay on my stomach this morning, which I was very surprised about, as I have a bad back due to a surgery I had a couple of years ago and I'm still recovering. The cat has been on his own the past few days and I have no problems when I lay down, but I just realized that this morning he started laying on my stomach while I was not asleep. I guess I fell asleep for a few seconds as I woke up and saw him laying on my stomach and I guess he liked it there. I'm concerned about his health as he may have hurt himself or his back.

I was wondering if anyone has experience with this. Does it have to do with him being used to a different spot before? Is it me he's reacting to, or him and me together?

The cat likes to come on to my stomach and lay down there. I don't mind, he can always come to me if he wants to.

But he also wants to be on my belly too. But I'm not really that comfortable there and I'm pretty sure that he doesn't like me laying on him. He just wants to be close and I guess for a while he feels safe and safe there...

I also noticed that he likes to climb on top of me or sit on my stomach. I'm not sure if this is something he likes to do, or if he is seeking comfort and feeling safe like he feels with me.

This is definitely what I think he likes, I have a friend that does not like me hugging her, that was always like that, she did not want anyone to do that with her, that's why. So my cat has the same behavior, he wants me to hug him, or lay on his stomach.

My cat likes to come on to my stomach and lay down there. I don't mind, he can always come to me if he wants to.

But he also wants to be on my belly too. But I'm not really that comfortable there and I'm pretty sure that he doesn't like me laying on him. He just wants to be close and I guess for a while he feels safe and safe there...

I also noticed that he likes to climb on top of me or sit on my stomach. I'm not sure if this is something he likes to do, or if he is seeking comfort and feeling safe like he feels with me.

This is definitely what I think he likes, I have a friend that does not like me hugging her, that was always like that, she did not want anyone to do that with her, that's why. So my cat has the same behavior, he wants me to hug him, or lay on his stomach.

It sounds like your cat is acting like she does when you pet her, but she is just too scared to make any noise. It sounds like she likes attention, and is trying to be affectionate, but you're too distracted by things and your attention is somewhere else.

I'd try to keep your attention on your cat. You've probably gone to work/school/friends and are now just thinking about how to get your attention back on your cat, while she is just trying to give you attention back. When she can't make noise, there are times when she just needs to be affectionate. If she knows that you'll pet her when she's petting you, you'll be less distracted by things and the cat's affection will come more naturally.

My cat doesn't even try to be affectionate when I pet him, he just accepts it and lays down. When I try to pet him when he wants it, he does not like it, he scratches and hisses.

But it's okay, he does come to me when I call, and he loves to be on my lap. The whole 'petting to get petted back' can't even be mentioned with him, he doesn't even know I'm trying to do that.

I think your cat would be better off with an owner who was dedicated to playing with her all the time, rather than trying to make her like him. You're not going to be able to teach your cat affection and cuddliness at the same time. You're going to have to teach her how to be affectionate one day at a time. It may be that you will have to teach her that affection is necessary and that she needs to be petted back, but you're not going to be able to get her to cuddle you every day without the cat wanting to be patted too.

I've heard that some cats are afrd of being touched and that this can be worked on in time, but it's a slow process of teaching.

For example, when I was on the autism spectrum I had to be taught to play with my cat. Before I had a dog, I did everything I could to avoid letting them lick my face. But that never worked. But once I learned to play with my cat, I started to enjoy it agn.

Sorry this is so long, and this is the first post I've made to this site. But I have to get this off my chest, and I guess this is the best place for it, since everyone on the site is super nice.

I have a very aggressive cat and she's gotten worse recently. I love her and I have never had her get worse before. But when I would hug her or cuddle her, she would start scratching and hissing, and she has been doing this for the past few days. She seems very anxious and I don't understand why.

What can I do to make her less fearful? I'm really attached to her and her behavior is not letting me get back to the point where I had her, when she was happy and calm.

I think your cat has separation anxiety.

People seem to think that aggression is something to be afrd of, but it can be a very normal part of a cat's nature. (They may be more likely to do it when they're not well, but it can't be helped. I hate to see a cat get hurt.)

Sometimes, if you are the right type of person, you can get through to them. If they get agitated enough, I know people who have been able to calm them down by saying their name. They think I'm nuts, but it works for me.

I think you need to keep in mind that it's a very bad idea to approach your cat when she is aggressive.

Here are some books on this subject:

The Fear Factor: A Program to Overcome Your Fears

How to Manage Your Cat's Anxiety

Cats Anxiety (a CD), a program designed to alleviate the anxiety for cats who are scared of the noises that come from a noisy truck. Also helpful for cats who are scared of the vacuum cleaner.

Good luck!

Answering Your Cat's Behaviors Part 2 - Behavior Problems and How to Deal with Them

How to Calm Your Cat, A Complete Guide to Helping a Scared Cat