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How Do Cats Know People Are Sick?

How do cats know people are sick? We have our ways! Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what they are. 

How do cats know people are sick?

Most cats know when their people aren’t feeling well.

Do cats know when people are sick, Thomasina? I had a terrible migraine last night, and my cat never left my side.
— Curious

Hi, Curious…

Sorry about that migraine! Ouch! Yes, cats know when people are sick. But what we do about it depends on the cat.

At our house, Katie is the nurse. When our human’s back hurts, she curls up against her, and the warmth of her body and the vibrations of her purr, make our human feel so much better.

How Cats Know When People Are Sick