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Toby's Diary

Cats' tummies

February 5th 2013 10:36 pm
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Our tummies are truly wonderful things. Obviously on the inside because that's where all our yummy food goes but on the outside too; soft, fluffy and warm and full of rumble purr.

I was lying there last night having my evening tummy rub dribbling just a little bit at the pure bliss of it all and mum laughed at me and said I did not look dignified.

I tried to tell her that I didn't care but it came out more like, "Mmmmmmmmm!"

"Lots of cats hate having their tummies touched," she commented.

I wondered why.

Mum said it's actually very natural for an animal not to be touched in such a vulnerable place.

"So how come I love it so much?" I asked.

Mum explained that she loves to rub a kitty tummy so when I was tiny she rubbed my tummy a lot so I would get used to it and think about snuggly things when she did it. Only she hadn't realised that I would expect tummy rubs every evening and every morning.

But I do!!


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Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

February 5th 2013 at 11:39 pm

I love tummy rubs too.
Purred by: Ka - zar 1.6.1998 to 25.2.2014 (Catster Member)

February 6th 2013 at 2:51 am

I can never get enough tummy rubs they are great especially first thing in the morning. I like to be rubbed from just under my chin right down to my tummy it so nice and sure fire way mum can make me purr.
Purred by: Mietzi Katze♥ (Catster Member)

February 6th 2013 at 4:22 am

Do not touch my tummy! That goes for pestky brofurs and humans alike. I attack with all four paws if you dare. And two of those paws still have sharp claws.
Purred by: King Meiko (Catster Member)

February 6th 2013 at 8:57 am

Why on earth would you let her do that. I wish my mommy would try. I might have to remind her I run this house.
Purred by: Monster (Catster Member)

February 6th 2013 at 9:03 am

I used to hate having my tummy touched, but now that I'm an old fart, I love it! I roll over and make air biscuits while mom rubs my tummy.
Purred by: Calie Dreamette #17 (Catster Member)

February 6th 2013 at 6:08 pm

awww yea tummy rubs are great we all like them Moe stretches waaaay out and looks up at mom and dad like to say "what cha waiting for?"

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