What Happens If You Cut a Cats Whiskers?

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If a cat's whiskers are cut what can happen is the cat cannot gauge hole openings and cannot navigate correctly. This is a sensitive area for cats and are needed by cats for everyday survival. The whiskers helps cats to maneuver around objects, such as furniture and can also help keep the cat safe from enemies.
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Your cat uses his whiskers for a variety of functions - a cats' whiskers should never be cut or trimmed. The following link may be of interest to you: http://science.howstuffworks.com
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Whiskers are how cats sense things, how they know if they can
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Cutting a cat's whiskers won't kill, but will affect its ability to walk and balance. Ask us 24/7!
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They go retarded and run into * and the whiskers help tem decide wheter or not they can fit through a tight space or to keep their balance I believe.
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If you cut off a cats whiskers, he could have balance problems. They use their whiskers to feel their way around and this could cause them to get injured or fall off of something.
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