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Pick up your cat by placing one hand under the chest behind the front legs. Place the other hand under their hindquarters to support their weight and lift the cat into the crook of your arm.

A small kitten may be lifted gently by the scruff of the neck, as long as their hindquarters are supported. An older cat should only be lifted in this way if they are behaving aggressively.

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