Monday, March 19, 2012

Can Cats Chew Their Food?

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The short answer to this question is no. Cat's teeth are primarily used for killing prey and ripping the meat into smaller portions for eating. The long teeth (canine teeth) are used to bite the prey in the neck to kill it swiftly. These 'fangs' are used in conjunction with the opposing teeth on the top and bottom jaws to penetrate between the vertebrae and cut the spinal column in the neck of

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