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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-16-2005, 05:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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Cat o' nine tails

If cats have one tail and nine lives, do they have ... 9 x 1 = nine tails ?

Good question, but I discovered the answer to a long-standing little cat conundrum this morning .... after nine years of being a slave to this particular kitty.
So while we're on the subject of tails and lashes : -

You know sometimes at certain angles, they look like they have delicate ladies' eye-lashes ?

Well, when I see that - I always try to get a better look to find any more evidence of eye-lashes, but all I ever see is just fur !

But this morning ... this morning was different - oh yes.
Because this morning it was sunny (which it has to be said, IS fairly different in England).
And I was reclining on the bed with brown-kitty.
And as I gazed deep into his belashed eyes, the light struck his 'lashes' at the perfect viewing angle ... and behold, I saw them !

But they were not lashes.
No - they were just fur that grows from the nose-side of the eyelid-edge across the lid towards the non-nose side ... a little swathe of fur, rather than individual forward-growing lashes.
IOW, they grow at 90 degrees to our lashes.

When you see it, it gives them a rather theatrical appearance.

Wooh - that's been buggin' me for ever !

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-16-2005, 11:48 AM
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Interesting observation!!
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