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Top 10 Cats Rubbing Themselves on Just About Everything

By Russell Deasley @Worlds_Top_10
Top 10 Cats Rubbing Themselves on Just About EverythingTop 10 Cats Rubbing Themselves on Just About Everything

While most people think that cats only rub themselves on things to leave their scent, there are a number of reasons that cat do this rubbing behavior. Today we take a look at ten cute and funny cats rubbing themselves on just about everything…


Top 10 Cats Rubbing Themselves on Just About Everything


Cat Rubbing on a Bunch of Bananas
Cat Rubbing on a Bunch of Bananas

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Sometimes cats just rub themselves on things because the item they are rubbing on smells nice to them. Seems this puss just loves bananas!

Cat Rubbing on a Wooden Table
Cat Rubbing on a Wooden Table

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Most people know that cats have scent glands on their faces, so rubbing themselves on things is a way of claiming “ownership” of them.

Cat Rubbing on a Pot Plant
Cat Rubbing on a Pot Plant

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Strong smelling plants like mint are like a magnet to cats, so a good note to all cats owners is check if it smells before you plant it and the cat trashes it.

Cat Rubbing on a Staircase
Cat Rubbing on a Staircase

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Cats sometimes rub themselves on things to inform other cats of their presence. Like a sign telling the other cat that this garden is theirs.

Cat Rubbing on a Dog
Cat Rubbing on a Dog

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Cats will often rub themselves on the family dog, not to claim ownership of them, but to show the dog they are anxious and want to be friendly towards them.

Cat Rubbing on a Snowman
Cat Rubbing on a Snowman

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Cats do a lot more rubbing on things during mating season and it is a sign of sexually intent! Poor Mr Snowman.

Cat Rubbing on a Horse
Cat Rubbing on a Horse

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Yes, of course, rubbing is always a way of showing friendship with cats. This is especially true when they rub with their heads.

Cat Rubbing on a Child
Cat Rubbing on a Child

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Cats are very social creatures and rubbing themselves on younger members of the family is a way of them trying to fit in and allowing the child to fit in.

Cat Rubbing on an Egg Carton
Cat Rubbing on an Egg Carton

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Sometimes it is not about the scent, it’s about getting a damn good scratch out of it. Seems egg boxes do a good job of that!

Cat Rubbing on a Dragon Statue
Cat Rubbing on a Dragon Statue

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Now, this is just showing off. But at least the dragon looks more than happy to do it. Maybe they scratch and rub on each other.


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