It never fails. You sit down on the couch for an evening of nonstop streaming of your favorite series or — even better — with a book and a cup of tea. And here comes your furry feline friend with an intent look on her face and a purr at the ready.
She happily places her soft paw pads just so on your leg and starts kneading. It's cute, even if it does kind of hurt sometimes. Mostly because she's so dang happy. But why? Why do cats knead? And is it just your cat or do other cats knead too?