A Cat′s Amazing Whiskers

Author : Sharon Cowherd

Have you ever experienced the tickle from one of your cat′s whiskers as they brush against your face or neck? I have been tickled on many occasions from each of my cat′s as they rub up against me for attention or curling up on my shoulder to go to sleep. I never really thought about what they use their whiskers for, all I really knew is that they tickled me a lot.

Besides giving each cat their own unique distinction, whiskers are a functional part of a cat. Whiskers are a sensory system for cats made up of nerve endings that allow them to feel the lightest touch, even an air current.

Cats are known to be farsighted and they will use their whiskers to move around in those are