Brief Cat Fact: Whisker Basics

10/05/14 - by TheCatCoach

10.05.14 Whisker basics: They contain nerve endings at their base along with their own blood supply. Whiskers are more than twice as thick as individual cat hairs and they are rooted about three times deeper. They are sensitive, detect changes in air currents and help cats navigate and orient themselves in their environment.

Portrait of Maulee and her whiskers

Portrait of Maulee and her whiskers

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