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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Cats have the seemingly unique ability to orient themselves in a fall allowing
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a cat is dropped they almost always tend to land on their feet because they use
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Aug 27, 2012 ... The physics of why cats are always able to land on their feet has been
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