When it comes to personal hygiene, cats are the epitome of cleanliness. Mothers begin licking their kittens, right after birth, to clean them, stimulate them to.
Most of the time cats are a source of amusement, but sometimes they can be a source of embarrassment. One of the more embarrassing things that cats do is to .
Quite a few pet owners choose cats over dogs because "cats are so clean." And it's true: a normal cat can spend as much as 50% of their waking time grooming itself (or another cat). The mother cat's first job after giving birth is to remove the amniotic sac, then lick the kitten.
Cats are fastidious animals, and they groom themselves several times a day. Yet you may have always wondered why cats lick their front feet.
"Why are cats so clean?" We asked a veterinarian that very question, and were surprised to find out that there's more to a cat's constant licking than a compulsion .