Cat whiskers may look like whimsical wisps of adorability, but they give felines a deep connection to the world around them.

But what do whiskers tell a cat?

Whiskers serve to inform animals everything they need to know about their immediate environment. W. Mark Cousins, DVM, explains, “They are a powerful and important part of how a cat senses the world.”

Reporting the subtle nuances of any surroundings, they allow her to ‘see’ and ‘feel’ in a fashion…

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