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Many of us were taught that “scruffing” a cat—or grabbing the animal by the loose skin at the back of the neck—is not only an effective mode of restraint, but also causes cats to relax. The thought behind this is that kittens relax when their mom carries them by the scruff....
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While mom may move her babies because the spot you picked was too noisy, it's probably just because the babies are getting bigger. Most mother cats will move their babies around 3 or 4 weeks old. This could be because they've gotten too big for the basket you supplied her to give birth in....
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She gently mouths the loose skin behind the ears in the neck area and can carry each kitten individually. Scruffing naturally makes the kitten go limp so that the mother can carry the kitten with ease....
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Scruffing is a natural behavior that occurs in cats but under specific conditions such as: Mother cats scruff the kittens that are just born. They do so to carry the baby rather than teach them discipline....
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