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www.catster.com/lifestyle/5-cat-facts-anatomy-tongue-awesome

Jul 22, 2013 ... Simultaneously rough and tender, cat tongues are the stuff of poetry — and butt- licking, hairball-building horror. They are also anatomically ...

www.catbehaviorassociates.com/your-cats-tongue

Sep 25, 2012 ... If you had been used to the smooth sensation of a dog's tongue then it was probably quite surprising to experience the rough feel of a cat's ...

blog.petmeds.com/1800petmeds/why-do-cats-have-rough-tongues

Aug 29, 2015 ... If you have ever been licked by a cat, probably the first thing you noticed was the rough texture of the cat's tongue. Dogs have smooth tongues, ...

www.sciencefocus.com/article/nature/why-do-cats-have-rough-tongues-dogs-don%E2%80%99t

Sep 29, 2016 ... Cats have hard, backwards-facing spines on their tongues, called filiform papillae . These work like a comb for grooming their fur, and are also ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-are-cats-tongues-rough

Under a microscope, a cat's tongue looks like a rough surface filled with thousands of tiny teeth. Although they make a cat's tongue very rough, papillae play an ...

www.cathealth.com/how-and-why/why-cats-tongues-are-rough

When dogs lick us, they have nice, smooth tongues. But a cat's tongue feels like sandpaper. Why are cats' tongues so rough?

cats.lovetoknow.com/about-cats/cat-tongue-facts

If you've ever been licked by a cat, you can't help noticing the sandpaper-like texture. The reason the tongue is so rough is that it's covered in tiny barbs called  ...

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Feb 28, 2017 ... It's not vanity. For cats, staying clean is a matter of life and death. And their tongue, specially equipped for the job, is just one of the things that ...

nextshark.com/why-cat-tongues-feel-like-sandpaper

Apr 8, 2016 ... Here's Why Cat Tongues Feel Like Sandpaper When They Lick You ... their fur using their rough, comb-like tongues (when there's too much fur, ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2016/11/29/a-cats-sandpapery-tongue-is-actually-a-magical-detangling-hairbrush

Nov 29, 2016 ... Now researchers at Georgia Tech have unmasked yet another example of cats' efficient anatomy: Their rough pink tongues are actually ...