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Janp

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Husband's Ears
« on: June 10, 2016, 10:35:24 AM »

We have had our new grey 9 weeks now and she has settled in beautifully, she will be 28 weeks tomorrow.
Everyday without fail as soon as my husband sits down she makes her way over to him and nibbles all around his ear, she does this for 10-15 mins then settles down to watch the world go by.
She doesn't do it to me although she has tried with my son when he has popped round.
Is this something we should discourage or just accept as one of her little foilbles ??
We had our previous grey for 26 years and she never nibbled ears. Her thing was to wedge her head under my chin in the evening and watch TV !!
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Re: Husband's Ears
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2016, 10:50:46 AM »

my Luna does that to my husband, I think it's because he has no hair so the ears are the most accessible thing when she's on his shoulder.

However she bit down slightly once and he panicked & pulled away so she naturally clamped down harder,  now he's scared of her and won't go near her.

I would discourage to be honest, they are too prone to grabbing the nearest thing when scared/startled/excited etc and the ear will come off worse.

Try distracting her whenever she does it while she's young :)
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Re: Husband's Ears
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2016, 11:06:33 AM »

It's preening Hickory is a nightmare she bends the cartilage, normally when she's creeping for food. Willow finds the piercing scar occasionally. I use gentle and a wobble if a bit to enthusiastic. My collar is the other preening supplement. I tend to mainly ignore it, if you think about it our ears must feel similar to a pin feather that needs teasing.

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