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“The Great Cat Tail” Free Chapter From “More Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Cat” by Peter Scottsdale! Coming July 18, 2015!

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“The Great Cat Tail”

Free Chapter From

More Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Cat

by Peter Scottsdale

 

Cat’s tails come in a variety of shapes and lengths. They play an important role in balance and the “righting reflex” where the cat can land on his feet after falling.

A cat’s tail helps the feline’s balance when falling or jumping.

The bones in a cat’s tail make up almost 10% of a cat’s total number of bones. They have between 14 – 28 vertebrae in their tails.

Cats are expressive with their tails, conveying emotion and disposition.

A relaxed and contented cat has a curved, S-shaped tail.

Interest and curiosity is revealed with a straight up in the air and curved at the tip tail.

Playfulness is shown with an erect tail with a slight sway.

A swinging tail with a hanging appearance indicates anger and impatience.

Annoyance causes a twitching tip on a curved tail.

Submission is revealed with a low tail between the hind legs.

Fear and terror are shown with a held down, bristly tail.

Anger with possible aggression is indicated by an erect, fluffed out tail.

A curved and puffed tail to twice its size warns of angry fear and the possibility of attack.

A cat is thrilled to see you when his tail stiffly stands in the air.

When a cat flicks his tail, he is hurling an insult, like giving the finger. Sam sez, “#%&*!!”

More Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Cat

by Peter Scottsdale

Coming July 18, 2015

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