What is your favorite part of a cat? Maybe you love the tiny pink paw pads. Or, perhaps, the loving gazes from those all-knowing eyes. How about the soft, buttery fur? There are so many lovely bits from which to choose, not the least of which is your cat's whiskers. They are an essential tool she uses to explore her world. Consider the following fascinating facts about these fabulous appendages.
October 2012 Newsletter A
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