Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Most likely, as those little sparks do zing a bit. You could moisten your hand slightly before you pet him. Hand lotion on your hand might take away the static but will make his coat greasy and likely won't be good for him to lick it off; don't use dryer sheets either for the same reason.
"There are no ordinary cats.";"Time spent with a cat is never wasted."~ Colette
"A loving cat can mend a wounded heart." ~ Unknown Author
Alkitotle aka "Alkee", "Lambie" (July 2/04 - Oct. 2/15) -- white Devon Rex
in avatar -- "Always in my heart."