I am in absolute awe of the suppleness of cats body. It can twist itself so it can wash almost every part of its body. It can arch its back to make itself look menacing. It can lie flat on the ground so it can wriggle through the smallest opening. It can leap onto the smallest ledge effortlessly.
This, plus the speed of IN hunting, is due to the skeleton that allows for a controlled stalk with a fine all burst of speed.
Cats walk on their toes which enables them to run fast from a standing