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

Cats use their tongues' abrasiveness to scrape meat off the bones of their prey. In the wild, that may be the most vital role played by cats' rough tongues. But it is ...

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.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 ...

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 ...

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

The tongue's rough texture is perfect for grooming. As the cat licks, loose hairs and other debris are caught on the barbs and removed from the coat. However ...

mysmelly.com/content/cats/why-do-cats-have-rough-tongues.htm

Have you ever noticed that your cat's tongue feels like sandpaper? Unlike a dog's tongue, a cat's tongue has special features called "papillae". The papillae are ...

www.littlethings.com/rough-cat-tongue

If a cat has ever licked you, you know that their tongue feels very rough and gritty, like sandpaper. While cats generally use their tongues to eat, drink water, and ...