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The Uniqueness of the Magnificent Feline, Part 4

November 16, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

The feline mouth is excellently equipped to masticate its prey.  Adult cats have a total of 30 teeth; 16 top teeth and 14 bottom teeth.  The incisors, of which there are 12 upper and lower, are located at the front of the mouth between the 4 canines.  There are 2…

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The Uniqueness of the Magnificent Feline, Part 3

November 8, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

Did you know that a cat’s sense of smell is fourteen times stronger than a human’s?  Cats depend on their sense of smell for their very survival.  If you combine their sense of smell with their superior hearing, you have an animal who can detect scents and the direction of…

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A Story of Love and Compassion

October 30, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

I woke up in the wee hours of the morning and started to think of my past experiences as a cat groomer.  Things that touch my heart and bring a sense of appreciation in a transcendent way make me glad that I am in this profession, which is generally a…

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The Uniqueness of the Magnficent Feline, Part 2

October 24, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

Did you know there are thirty-two muscles in each ear of a cat?  This is what allows independent movement for directional hearing.  A cat can move in one direction and point one or both ears in another.  Remember back in Part 1, when we discussed the absence of attached shoulder…

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The Uniqueness of the Magnificent Feline, Part 1

October 16, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

Did you know that the human body has 206 bones?  Though much smaller, a cat has up to 290 bones in their body, including 7 cervical vertebrae.  Now I say up to because the length of a cat’s tail can increase the bone count in that particular feline.  Have you…

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How Important is Play to Your Cat?

October 9, 2016/Uncategorized/0 Comments

Most cats love to play, no matter what their age.  As they mature their personal drive for play may diminish, but not the actual need.  Play develops physical coordination and balance, while stimulating intellectual growth.  Kittens learn basic survival skills and this activity provides valuable exercise needed to keep fit.…

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