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Whisker Fatigue – Is There Really Such a Thing?

Whisker Fatigue – Is There Really Such a Thing?

I’m fairly knowledgeable when it comes to all things cats, but when I first heard about ‘whisker fatigue’ I thought it was just another clever marketing gimmick to help drive sales of designer cat food bowls. I’ve since realized there’s more to it than that.


Whilst a cat’s whiskers are essentially just thick, long hairs that protrude from the sides of their face what makes them special and ultra-sensitive is the fact there is a sensory organ called a proprioceptor at the end of each whisker, which sends messages to the cat’s brain and nervous system.

https://pawesomecats.com/whisker-fatigue-is-there-really-such-a-thing/

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