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What Do You Know About Cat Tails?

Whiskers aren't the only important features of a cat — as a follow up to the mini trivia quiz on kitty's whiskers, it's time to tackle those cat tails!


What Do You Know About Cat Tails?

Cats use their tails for all of the following except . . .

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jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
rach716 rach716 8 years
i did terrible!!!
tglynn tglynn 8 years
aw darn, missed the bones question!
emalove emalove 8 years
I did really well! I know a lot about cats.
hottpink hottpink 8 years
Ok, here is a very sad story :( About 2 years ago, I was leaving my house for work and I accidentally stepped on the tip of my little babies tail! He didn't even make a hissing sound so when he started to "favor" the tip, or in other words, just let it hang we started teasing him and calling him broken tail. About a month later I knew something was wrong with his tail because it was still just "hanging" but he never made any indication whatsoever that it hurt. Anyways, I took him to the vet only to find out that the last inch of his tail had died beucase I had crushed the bones and cartiliage when I had stepped on it and started turning black! I was mortified to find out that they were going to have to amputate the end or he would get gangrene! I only weigh 100! I was so sad...I felt so bad because my hubby and I had "made fun" of his tail :( What made it worse is he is my little baby. The surgery was successful although it did take his tail a VERY long time to heal because he kept hitting it on things. The vet had to wrap the end of his tail with a sterile plastic tube so that it could heal properly. Today though he is a happy little camper today with and inch shorter tail!
acemonkey acemonkey 8 years
Yay! I know my kitty tails!
missemma10001 missemma10001 8 years
LadyP LadyP 8 years
4 out of 5 :)
wakeupandora wakeupandora 8 years
question#3 - for real?! who knew..
DreaAST DreaAST 8 years
oh, i didn't do too well.
BelleMel BelleMel 8 years
I'm a vet tech so I better know this stuff!
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