Dogs and cats like a belly rub, ear massage, head scratch, but what about a wild animal?

Domestic cats and dogs love their ears tugged gently, and their heads scratched. Very often wild cats were placed in a zoo when they were cubs, and are very accustom to the keepers and vets that they interact with daily. I have seen a tiger purr and rub a fence like a cat will do. Do they like being scratched... show more Domestic cats and dogs love their ears tugged gently, and their heads scratched.

Very often wild cats were placed in a zoo when they were cubs, and are very accustom to the keepers and vets that they interact with daily. I have seen a tiger purr and rub a fence like a cat will do. Do they like being scratched like a domestic cat or dog? Do they lick their human keepers like a dog does?
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