Why Do Cats Have Wet Noses?

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Cats have wet noses because they have an active sweat gland. It is however also normal for a cat to have a dry nose. The nose plays a very vital role for the cat's survival and it has 200 million scent receptors while humans have 5 million only.
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because they lick their noses. if they drink water, it sometimes stick to their nose, also a cat is a little like a dog, a good sign of health.
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Much of the breathed-out air is warm and very humid, and there is l...
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Any dog owner will tell you that one of a dog's favorite hobbies is licking. Dogs love to use their slobbery tongues to greet people, clean themselves or lick toys or items around
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If its dry then it means your cat is ill or very tired. If its wet it just means there happy and healthy!! hope this helped! Source(s): my own cat
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Many people have claimed that a wet nose on a cat is a sign of good health. However, an overly wet nose could be a sign of sickness as could a dry nose.
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