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I have never thought to ask anyone before, but with all of the piggies i have and have had, when they are having cuddles, if i place my hand over their head to stroke them, about 50% of the time they will flick thier head up as if to say get off? It is quite a forceful flick.

Are they just playing and actually enjoy their head being stroked or is that their way of telling me to get off?
 
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I've read that is their way to say Get off!
My Squeek likes to do it, but he also such a cuddly boy x)
 

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it's usuallya get of i don't like it ty stroking with just a finger it my be because ** pressing too hard :)
 

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Ok thank you, i need to get out of the habbit of doing it then, i always found it funny so i would do it a couple of times, usually if my lot don't like something they will make a run for it but they dont when they do this.

Thanks for the replies.
 

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it's usuallya get of i don't like it ty stroking with just a finger it my be because ** pressing too hard :)

I rarely do it anyway but i did it last night and she flicked her head up, i wasn't using hardly any pressure, i just like had my hand cupped and stroked her fom her nose, over her head and all the way down her back, but as i got to her head she flicked it up.

I feel really guilty for the times i have done it now.
 

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I rarely do it anyway but i did it last night and she flicked her head up, i wasn't using hardly any pressure, i just like had my hand cupped and stroked her fom her nose, over her head and all the way down her back, but as i got to her head she flicked it up.

I feel really guilty for the times i have done it now.

I'm sure you dont need to feel guilty :)
 
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I'm of the opinion that they only do it when they are comfortable with you. Like a sibling will push the other and say; "Move up, you're sitting on top of me"
When my boy does it, I usually reply with "Hey, don't you push me away I luuuuurve you..."
 
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