But I’m getting ahead of myself. Have you ever had the irresistible desire to lick your cat? Of course you have. Licking and grooming are are one of the primary ways cats relate to each other. (Killing and eating each other is also one, but let’s keep this light and fluffy for now.) Thing is, we humans are excluded from this intimate licking ritual. So, as fulfilling as your relationship with your cat may be, there are levels of fulfillment there you have never experienced.