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Behavior teeth chattering?

QuadB

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I know of the teeth chattering to other pigs showing dominance but do they do a very milder version to us mommas? A couple times bevo will start chewing although he's not chewing on anything and its lightly but it reminds me of the chattering. And he has done it while just laying on my chest. He appeared happy. Is this teeth chattering or something ekse? I hope I'm not making him upset. I can't see why I would be.
 

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My boy does this occasionally as well....and the give me kisses and falls asleep lol. I was wonder the same thing.
 

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My piggie does the same thing when hes cuddling me so I would like to know what it means too!
 

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My girl does it. Nothing in the mouth but looks like she's chewing and making gum chewing noises as opposed to clenching teeth. My birds would do it with their beaks, a light grinding noise. It meant they are very relaxed, content, and going to sleep soon.
 

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I hope it means they are relaxed and content. That is the way he appears but then I would get so concerned he is chattering at me so I would get concerned! But I do notice it when I'm rubbing his nose bridge which he loves. His eyes always close. Hoping it wasn't a bad sign!
 

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My guys do it all the time, little grinding action
 

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I guess my main concern is do I put him back in his cage? Or continue cuddle time? I want to respect him and I'm unsure of the gesture.
 

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It is hard to tell but mine will start fidgeting or give me nips (nip/bite my clothes) and that means I want to go back to my cage. Sometimes it's not because she has to pee and her food is out with me, but merely goes back in one of her hideys for alone time.
 
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