1 Have you recently observed any of the following signs of relaxation, contentedness, or positive excitement in your cat? (Tick all that apply.)
■ A relaxed posture with no obvious tension in the body.
■ Resting on their side, exposing their sacred tummy area.
■ Curled up in a deep, peaceful sleep, even when they know you might be spying on them.
■ Tail gently waving from side to side in the air, as if plucking at an invisible harp.
■ A relaxed facial expression, ears facing forwards; it’s almost as if they’re smiling.
■ Eyes shaped like two shiny almonds.
■ Eyes gently closed as if appreciating a beautiful piece of music.
■ Alert and interested in their environment, but not tense or uncomfortable.Their eyes may be round, or their ears pricked and generally pointed forwards.
HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU NOTICED THESE SIGNS? A Pretty much all of the time; they seem to enjoy living with me!
B Quite often.
C Occasionally, particularly when the house is calm and peaceful.