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  • I try this with my cats occasionally, but they just think I'm sadistically pinching their necks.

    June 15, 2014

  • Where a cat is immobilized by pinching the back of the neck simulating how a mother cat would have carried it's kittens.  The 'clip' part of clipnosis comes from using binder clips to pinch the back of the neck.

    related terms - PIBI  - pinch induced behavioral inhibition - scruffing - tonic immobility - dorsal immobility 

    June 14, 2014