Ask Dr. Richards

October 2005 Issue

Ask Dr. Richards: 10/05

Both my cats purr when they are content or happy. But one of them will get up on my neck and start to knead and drool along with her purring. Why do some cats drool when they are happy?

A fair number of cats drool when they experience something pleasurable. When I was a young lad growing up on the farm, several of our cats would absolutely soak my shirt when I held them and scratched…

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