What do cat whiskers do?

Facts You Need to Know About Your Cat’s Whiskers

Have you ever wondered what do cat whiskers do? I’ve had cats for years, yet I never understood the true purpose of their whiskers until this year. CatWatch is an independent newsletter produced in collaboration with the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Feline Health Center. They published this great article explaining how ‘Whiskers Are All About Vibration, Airflow, Touch’.

And while we’re on the subject of cat whiskers, take a look at this interesting BBC Earth video (about 4 minutes) that shows us how cats’ whiskers help them “to see.”

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