Re: Pushes back when snuggled?
Phoenix does the exact same thing to me. He was a rescue, so at first, like you, I thought he was pushing me away. After a while, I just figured out that just something he does when his belly is being rubbed.
Mom of Brightstar's Phoenix
In loving memory of Dakota 1/93 - 10/2006
He seemed neither old nor young. His strength lay in his eyes. They look as old as the hills, and as young and as wild. I've never tired of looking into them.-John Muir