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Skeletal System Of The Cat

While a cat breeder needn't to know as much as a veterinarian about a feline skeleton, a rudimentary knowledge of the structures will help assess situations, from possible broken bones to hereditary problems.


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Cats have 230 bones in their bodies. A person only has 206. Unlike in humans, a cat’s clavicles (collar bones) are not connected to
other bones. This allows a cat to fit into narrower spaces than it could if the collar bones were attached.

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