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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!

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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
3/5
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
KET TEY!
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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