Cats, The Hygiene Lovers
Posted on August 29, 2015 | Posted in Animal Kingdom | Leave a response
The cat apparently like cleanliness, these are the proof.
Cats Licking Their Body
Cats love to lick their body. For what they do this? Apparently, the cat licking their body to spread the moisturizing oil from their skin. That way, the feathers can be lubricated and becomes shiny and waterproof at once.
In order to get to the body parts that are difficult to reach, cat will wet their front feet with saliva. Then, they smeared their body parts that are difficult to reach.
There is one special thing with a cat’s tongue. The surface of the cat’s tongue has thorns. The functions of these thorns on their tongue are to comb their fur, remove the dirt or hair loss. Their teeth are useful for scratching the dirt.
Fellow cats often lick each other mutually. For example, in the neck, head, or other parts that are difficult to reach alone. In addition, to helping clean themselves, mutual licking also strengthens friendship between cats. Licking bodies can also cooling their body during the hot air.
Cats Drinking From Clean Places
Have you found a cat that does not want to drink. Try it put away from the spot where the cat feed. Cats do not like to drink water mixed with food debris. It is indeed become a cat’s nature. In the wild, when cat completed catch their prey, cats do not drink water close to the carcass prey. Cats are very sensitive to smell, they do not like the place where the water smelled of fish or meat.
Cats Burying Their Feces
After pooping, the cat will usually bury their droppings. Actually, this is for the purpose. Namely, that it smells wafted by the enemies or predators. In addition, the cat perceived the smell of their feces or their urine as markers for territory.
lick means pass the tongue over
spread means distribute or disperse widely
moisturize means make (more) humid
a feather is one of the soft, fringed plumes that cover the bodies of birds.
lubricate means make it a little bit greasy so it can easily move or slide
saliva is a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
smear is make a smudge on; soil by smudging
tongue is a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
thorn is a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
fur is dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals
scratch is scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
fellow is a friend who is frequently in the company of another
mutually means something in cooperation with another person,
debris is the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
carcass is the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
poop is a somewhat childish word for feces
waft means blow gently
perceive means to become aware of through the senses
territory is a certain area that’s owned or under the control of someone