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Flehmen Response In Cats

Cats have a variety of interesting behaviors in their repertoire. One if the most unusual (and amusing) of these is called the Flehmen Response. The cat partially opens its mouth, curls back the upper lip in a grimace and appears as if its about to snarl — but doesn't.


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The Maine Coon is not the result of a mating between a cat and a raccoon, even if their brown tabby coat and furry ringed tail suggest that biological impossibility. The resemblance is, however, how the cats got the “Coon” part of their name.

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