Kitty Speak: Cat Body Language Videos Kitty Speak: Cat Body Language Videos Dilated pupils in a well lit room doesn’t always mean fear, anxiety and stress. Do you know the place that you should never pet a cat? This kitty is relaxed, but isn’t inviting petting. Sometimes when cats lick or groom it can mean that they are stressed and also that they are disengaging. A question mark tail is a sign that a cat wants to interact with the person or animal in a positive way.