Cats can usually right themselves and land on their feet when they fall short distances.
The uniqueness of the cat's skeleton is one of the reasons they can right themselves so quickly. Cats do not have a collarbone, and the bones in their backbone have more mobility than in many other animals.
The cat righting reflex is a cat's innate ability to orient itself as it falls in order to
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Whether myth, miracle or marvel of physics, the idea of a cat always landing on
his feet is firmly embedded in feline lore. It's as if cats possess invisible landing ...
Cats usually, but not always land on their feet for several reasons.
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Cats do not always land on all four feet, unfortunately. Studies have shown that
falls of 12 inches or less will not necessarily give cats enough time to right ...
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Height, Attempts, Landed on feet, Did not land on feet. 6 ft. 100, 100, 0. 5 ft.
When someone falls from the fourth or fifth floor, and survives, we call it a miracle.
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falls because the cat may not have time to right themselves.