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Cats can display quirky behaviors that often make no sense to us humans. If your cat likes to eat human hair from time to time, most likely yours, then you have found one of the stranger feline behaviors.

Although domestic cats and wild felines naturally exhibit allogrooming (mutual grooming), eating human hair may be associated with either a feeling of fondness and play behavior, or it may indicate stress, health problems, or behavioral issues.

Let us look at why your cat companion wants to eat your hair and what you can do to curb the behavior altogether.

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