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I ran across this expression in a novel by A. Brashares, “The cat...MADE MUFFINS on her stomach and curled in for a long stay.” What does “made muffins” mean?
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I can corroborate: my roomie always says his cat is "making biscuits" when she does that.
January 17, 2004 @ 5:20AM
The cat's doing what's called "milk treading." Kittens do it when settling down against mama cat for a feed; it stimulates milk letdown. Cats generalize kitten behavior to their people (you are mama cat), so it's affectionate.
February 3, 2004 @ 10:42AM
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