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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

If you've never taken time to contemplate your cat's tongue before, you have to find ... The reason the tongue is so rough is that it's covered in tiny barbs called ...

morgridge.org/blue-sky/why-do-cats-have-rough-tongues

Cats have functional barbs or papillae on their tongue made of keratin, the same material that nails and our hair is made out of. They're very rigid little barbs that ...