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Old 11-13-2019, 05:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I’m concerned that my 4 month old is becoming aggressive. She begins licking me now and then nibbles and then bites hard and my skin starts bleeding. Her normal behaviour has changed since I got her. She loves cuddling now and the only thing that has changed about my scent is my soap. I’m worried that this is becoming a normal thing for her. She doesn’t seem agitated or stressed out. And after she bites she licks another spot on me.
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Old 11-13-2019, 06:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I could be wrong, but maybe she likes your soap and is trying to eat it?
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Old 11-13-2019, 09:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It often is just a habit they get into. Some like the taste of the salt on our skin. The best thing you can do is to make sure you always keep something like a small fleece blanket between her and your skin. Often time they will stop trying to bite if they don't get a chance to for awhile.
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