Cats love to be petted and scratched, but only on their terms. So if you’re interested in bonding with your cat, you could do what cats do to each other and groom each other by licking.

Since most people don’t want a mouthful of fur, the better option is to use a strange device called a Licki. The product mimics a cat’s tongue so you can groom your cat like another cat would do.

To learn more about the Licki as a way to bond with your cat, click here.