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Challenging the theory on the reason for the existence of the domestic cat's primordial pouch

Challenging the theories about the cat’s primordial pouch or belly flap

Intelligent and experienced cat owners invariably state that the domestic cat’s ‘belly flap’ aka ‘primordial pouch’ serves a dual purpose. This bit of floppy belly near the cat’s hind legs (a) allows the cat to run faster as it provides freedom of movement and (b) protects the belly. I’d like to challenge this. Someone, online, …

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Domestic Cat Inspires Apple Inc. To Design Self-righting iPhone

This may sound fanciful but the mighty Apple Inc., at one time the world’s largest company, has been inspired by the humble domestic cat’s ability to land on all fours after a fall. The company has designed and received patent approval for a mechanism within the iPhone which ensures that it rights itself and makes …

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Cat Dressage: Is This a New Trend for Kitty-loving Horse Enthusiasts?

Since it’s hardly any secret that I am 150% totally passionate about kitties, I don’t have to go into great detail about what draws me to cats like a magnet. I have yet to meet an ‘ugly’ feline, or one which hasn’t almost immediately stolen my heart. At the same time, many of our readers …

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