Engineers Finally Figure Out How Cats Drink

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Cats lap water faster than human eyes can see, but scientists have found it's a surprisingly complex process. Cats draw a column of water up with the tip of their tongue, then snap their jaws over the jet of water.

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AngelinaJezebel
AngelinaJezebel

I just wish those engineers could figure out why my beautiful June often coughs/wheezes after she drinks. Vet says maybe asthma but it's ONLY after she drinks so he doesn't really know.