9 Fascinating Facts About Cat Paws

#6. Paws help them communicate

Your cat uses its paws to communicate. Cats scratch objects to mark their territories and give information about themselves to other cats or even other animals. Pheromones are deposited on these scratched surfaces form the scent glands located between the paw pads. It’s like their own personal calling card.

The paw pads on the back feet also have scent glands. You may have noticed that your cat scrapes their kitty litter or the ground after they’ve urinated.




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