At the tip of each whisker there is a sensory organ called a proprioceptor. The proprioceptors send messages to the cat’s brain and nervous system. A cat’s whiskers are so sensitive that they can even register slight changes in air currents. Whiskers help a cat to navigate in narrow or dark areas.
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According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, swine flu, the H1N1 virus, does pose a threat to your cat and possibly other pets. A cat in Iowa has been diagnosed with the virus. Two members of the family came down with the virus and their 13 year old cat became ill with flu-like symptoms as […]
Celebrities live their lives in the public eye and so do their pets. Some famous pet-lovers are: Martha Stewart has adopted four Chow Chows: Zu-Zu, Paw-Paw, Cin-Cin, and Empress Woo; and seven Himalayan cats: Teeny, Weeny, Mozart, Vivaldi, Verdi, Berlioz, and Bartok. John Lennon had an obsession with cats. John and Yoko Ono shared their […]