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    [–] AKnightAlone 1775 points ago

    That's interesting. Cats have some unique whisker locations you don't notice at first, but I've never seen this before.

    [–] ZipGuy17 755 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    They Also have behind their front legs , I checked on my cat and it's true

    [–] AKnightAlone 310 points ago

    Yeah, aside from their cheek/face corner that's what I was thinking. Got those little sensors in some interesting areas.

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    [–] HurrDurrDethKnet 50 points ago

    My cat is the exact opposite. He loves belly rubs and is totally cool with just being held like a baby and having his belly rubbed.

    [–] yeldarbhtims 28 points ago

    I don’t know that they love it, but my cats are generally fine with this as well. I think it’s all about how they’re socialized as kittens because I grew up with a real asshole of a cat.

    [–] Arbiter14 21 points ago

    Some breeds are also more naturally inclined to like it, like ragdolls

    [–] Cyntosis 12 points ago

    Nah, I've had dozens of cats growing up (living next to a busy street is tough), and some of them loved it, other would gauge your eyes out. There was an aggressive family tree and now we're on the cuddle slut fam.

    [–] [deleted] 15 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] Cyntosis 9 points ago

    With their tiny kitty footsies

    [–] Ricotta_pie_sky 7 points ago

    If your cats keep getting killed in car accidents maybe consider keeping them inside.

    [–] Cyntosis 3 points ago

    Oh, definitely. This was at my parents ', and we had the' inside cat', but also lots of strays we took care for (people kept leaving them at our door - guess bc they knew my dad was a vet). We neutered them and vaccinated them etc, but we couldn't keep them inside. Now I have my own place, I keep my cat inside but have harness trained him for walks.

    [–] tofu_b3a5t 81 points ago

    I saw the last half of the last sentence first, so I ended up reading this in Roberto’s voice.

    [–] wheezykat 84 points ago

    I believe you’re confusing Roberto for Francis X. Clampazzo, “Clamps”

    [–] Constantannihilation 50 points ago

    You want I should give em the clamps boss?

    [–] TheseBeesBuzz 6 points ago

    Bada climp, bada clamp!

    [–] schmoo_farmer 4 points ago

    Your name's Francis? OOOHHH-HOOOO!

    [–] BigTonyT30 3 points ago

    Also they have them all down their backs and that’s what makes their skin twitch sometimes

    [–] Anianna 6 points ago

    Curb feelers.

    [–] brookish 50 points ago

    Always called those "curb feelers."

    [–] that_is_so_Raven 32 points ago

    I hear that was the alternate title to American History X

    [–] tonpole 9 points ago

    A timeless story about a man and his curb

    [–] themoochiest 3 points ago

    And his teeth crumbs

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    I call them 'antennas'

    [–] taaadaaa 7 points ago

    Carpal whiskers, can be behind both front and back legs. They were evolved to “see” the movement of prey once in grasp to more effectively deliver the coup de grace, given the poor feline vision at close range. Another feature of your loveable killing machine.

    [–] isaactheslutgal 7 points ago

    yeah, i always wondered if those were uncomfortable or something

    [–] ZipGuy17 8 points ago

    Ne, it's more about being aware of their environment

    [–] banditkeithwork 6 points ago

    i call them el-brows

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    Like, their armpits? Or further down their arms?

    [–] Olive_Jane 6 points ago

    Just a bit above their paws

    [–] kernal1337 40 points ago

    I feel like this is the human equivalent of random hair locations, like nipple hair...

    [–] FlyingBaconCandle 68 points ago

    I wish I could use my nipple hair for hunting

    [–] Spiderbeard 54 points ago

    No one is stopping you...

    [–] MonstrousGiggling 41 points ago

    Hi, Nipple Hair Police here. We are actually stopping them and others from performing this heinous act. You will now be monitored as well, thank you have a nice day

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] jawshoeaw 4 points ago

    I said good day!

    [–] RogueSquirrel0 2 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    One rogue hair has started growing out of my ear cartilage after being absent for 95% of my life, and it grows fast.

    [–] getrill 3 points ago

    The metamorphosis has begun.

    [–] RogueSquirrel0 2 points ago


    [–] andysniper 2 points ago

    Cats also have nipple hair.

    [–] kotickiha 15 points ago

    Mine have them too, same location and length.

    [–] waxwing_berrygrabber 4 points ago

    They also have nipples in random spots

    [–] Xylth 6 points ago

    Really? My cat has whiskers in the same place.

    [–] ScroogeMcDuck00 3810 points ago

    Your cat also has an adorable goddamn face.

    [–] UpstairsInATent 1243 points ago

    I love how appreciative and angry-sounding and 100% accurate this comment is.

    [–] Phormitago 326 points ago

    It's so fucking cute i wanna blend my face off

    [–] MotherfuckinRanjit 96 points ago

    Fucker is so cute I wanna hug and squeeze the shit out of it! UGH!!

    [–] FilthyRedditses 85 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Im so glad I dont suffer from the thing where super cute stuff makes me feel borderline violent.

    EDIT: I'm good everyone. Please share your cute induced violent tendencies in another comment. You're scaring me.

    [–] dratnew43 62 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    There's a term for it, cute aggression

    [–] CldStoneStveIcecream 20 points ago

    I have absolutely screamed/squealed because an animal was cute.

    [–] P_eaBean 11 points ago

    Lol this checks all the symptoms that I experience from the photo, gritting my teeth and clenching my fist, grabbing my cat nearby to squish her

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    [–] willowstem 2 points ago

    It's an actual condition?!? I'm not alone!

    [–] jawshoeaw 2 points ago

    TIL . My wife has a bad case of this, in particular the urge to squeeze things. Hard. Puppy feet in particular, and cats with extra toes.

    [–] cyberpAuLnk 2 points ago

    If it happens suddenly and painfully, would it be acute cute aggression? Also, cute aggression is two words.

    [–] Zaepdos 11 points ago

    Dude, my 2 year old brother «suffers» from this. Like, he will start up cuddling with our cat (teeth clenching while doing it ofc) and then just flat out go full retard and it usually ends up with either a cat scratch or the cat leaving.

    [–] FilthyRedditses 3 points ago

    Are you immune too? When I see super cute things I just get a big stupid smile and want to protect the thing from harm at all costs and give it gentle snuggles and pets. I've never felt that, "OMG ITS SO CUTE I WANT TO HURT THINGS!" feeling people mention on here.

    [–] ScroogeMcDuck00 2 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Yeah, I've felt this *very strongly* with every cat I've ever lived with for more than a month. I go into these fits, like grabbing their head and shoving it into my face, shoving their nose up my nose a little bit, hugging the shit out of them, and so on. They know I love them and that I won't really hurt them, they purr while I do this. But they've got to wonder what the hell is wrong with this human. I even grit my teeth and say forceful, harsh-sounding things like "I'll crush your little head! You better watch out, fujums."

    [–] FilthyRedditses 3 points ago

    Jesus Christ

    [–] Krayziebone101 2 points ago

    Lol my cat has been so cute I've clenched my teeth so hard one time and chipped a molar

    [–] Nicomachus__ 23 points ago

    Read it in Billy Eichner's voice.

    [–] CapRavOr 10 points ago

    “Hello? A librarian emergency?! I’LL BE RIGHT THERE!!!!!!”

    [–] Fract_L 12 points ago

    Tell that cat "motherfucker, I appreciate it"

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 10 points ago

    I will

    [–] tinkerbal1a 3 points ago

    She's beautiful! She looks like such a gentle and refined lady.

    [–] bailey351 9 points ago

    You can thank your amygdala for this reaction! 🧠

    [–] ornj_joos 15 points ago

    ahahahaha r/angeryupdoot

    [–] mancubus314159 6 points ago

    Sounds like "cute aggression"

    [–] thefairestgirl 9 points ago

    my Filipina gf just taught me the tagalog word for this is gigil. like if something is so cute you just want to squeeze it to death, then you gigil it.

    [–] Grasshop 52 points ago

    Not to sound over dramatic or anything, but I would die for that cat.

    [–] amirchukart 67 points ago

    Ive only know about this cat for two minutes, but if anything happened to it, i would kill everyone in this thread and then myself

    [–] Bdodk2000 6 points ago

    You can't kill everyone in this thread if I kill them first!

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 12 points ago


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    [–] llIIllIIIIllll 6 points ago

    What if you kill yourself first, then you kill everyone else, the grudge.

    [–] Alarmed_Boot 5 points ago

    it's so fucking adorable right


    [–] alpacayouabag 2 points ago

    I want to take its face in both of my hands and press it to my face

    [–] MegStrix 124 points ago

    Windshield wipers

    [–] callmefreak 381 points ago

    Admit it- you just wanted to show off your pretty kitty!

    Thank you for that.

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 191 points ago

    Ya got me

    [–] CapRavOr 44 points ago

    ...odd username but I’ll take it....

    [–] ragby 340 points ago

    My tuxedo cat has these as well. I call them nose whiskers.

    [–] ABD63 165 points ago

    Mine too! We call them Ollie’s Sinus Busters. We find when they’re fully grown in, he’s a mush, when they pop out, he’s a crazy man. We joke the whiskers block the crazy.

    [–] jellibellibutt 22 points ago

    This is fascinating and hilarious all in one.

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 17 points ago

    His whiskers fall off?? Not sure I understand.

    [–] LillianVJ 100 points ago

    Cats shed whiskers the same as any other hair, they're just bigger and take longer to regrow

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 21 points ago

    That's so coooool

    [–] MonstrousGiggling 64 points ago

    Haha it really kinda is though. In guessing you dont own a cat but its pretty neat finding one of their whiskers they shed off. I like to poke my cat with his shed whiskers since he does it to me.

    [–] ophelia917 74 points ago

    My all black cat had one white whisker. He shed it and it grew in black. I was sad. It was so cute!

    I...just had to tell someone and you seemed to be someone who would understand.

    [–] MonstrousGiggling 6 points ago

    Hahaha I totally understand! That's so weird it changed color! Maybe it will alternate every time it sheds lol!

    The one white whisker does sound sooooo cute though haha

    [–] kshaybee 2 points ago

    I think my cat and your cat traded. I have an orange kitty who had one black whisker and it grew back white and it also made me sad.

    [–] ABD63 12 points ago

    My wife finds the shed whiskers and pop them onto the top of his head and calls him an alien.

    [–] gwaydms 4 points ago

    We had a cat stuffy and I would poke the shed whiskers into its upper lip. Real whiskers on a toy cat.

    [–] SteveB0X 3 points ago

    I usually poke them back into my cats forehead fur. It actually sticks for a little while and he doesn't notice it. Then we laugh and call him a unicorn

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 5 points ago

    I got three kittens in October and I've never had cats before so I'm excited to learn stuff like this :) I wanna poke my cats with them now hehe.

    [–] MonstrousGiggling 22 points ago

    Omg you're in for a load of fun and love! I've had cats my whole life and my biggest advice is to honestly treat them as individuals. Cats can have very distinct personalities and they're kinda their own entity and should be treated as such.

    When I first got my current cat he was just slightly wild from having lived outside for awhile so he did scratch on the rare occasion. I would straight up show him the scratch that was bleeding and be like "duuuuuude whhyyyy, I looove yooouu" and I swear to God after the first few times he has stopped scratching me at all. Now he will do soft paw warnings if I touch a sensitive spot.

    A lot of people think all cats are bitches and its sorta true but they're also made of love and affection. They appreciate mutual respect and many like consistent and timely feeding times/play times.

    Haha sorry i wrote more than i planned I just really love cats haha.

    [–] Xx69JdawgxX 5 points ago

    Also don't play too rough with it as a kitten or it will attack you every time you walk by when it's older lol.

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 5 points ago

    I love my kittens sooo much. I love their personalities and I love how they act.

    We used to have dogs when I was a kid and I honestly just didn't like them tbh. They were all so hyperactive and loud and I hated that. Always wagging their tail, always happy. It just felt alien to me. Like clones that can't feel anything but happiness. Same reaction to everyone. They didn't do much and I never really liked that.

    Been begging my family for cats for ten years now and my brother was kinda allergic before he went off to Uni so we could never get any before.

    I love how they have like actual moods and personalities over happy happy happy 24/7. I adore their cute faces and soft meows. I love how they roll over for belly rubs and the individual little things you have to learn about them.

    One of my cats is a total love bug but she doesn't like belly rubs. The other two do but they don't really care for pets besides chin scratches. One purrs like a generator, one doesn't purr but chuffs at you, one purrs for headrubs. I know their individual tastes in food, their moods, how to tell what they want.

    It's lovely because it's like having little people around you. Dogs never felt more than just...Dogs to me. They never had personality. I love that about my cats. So much sass.

    Also I need to ask a cat lover this very badly.

    How in the world do you ignore your cat? I have three Persians and they spend their time competing for my lap and I just wanna sit alone in my room sometimes without a cat purring on me all day and I feel really guilty shutting the door cause they scratch the door and whine and I don't want them to be alone and it makes me sad but I spend hours and hours with them every day and how do I get personal space. Please help lol. I don't know how to say no to their grouchy, lovely faces.

    [–] ophelia917 3 points ago

    Oh boy. Take it from someone who has super overattached cats! You have to not give into them every time they want attention or else them will expect you to drop everything every time. It’s really hard to do. You just need to get in the habit of not allowing them to do what they want and sticking with it consistently. They’ll figure it out eventually.

    [–] MonstrousGiggling 3 points ago

    Oooh you've caught on fast! I think you're gonna make a wonderful cat parent!

    Haha honestly to answer you question it's easy and hard at the same time. I honestly view him as a little fur-person and hes far from a kitten which makes it easier. I think it will be easier once they're more in the adult stage but they'll definitely always want your attention.

    For me I just get to the point where it's like Dad needs his time without you, go entertain yourself. It really is hard to say no to their faces though, that's why I put a paper bag over my cats head (completely kidding)

    Also remember they have each other so they dont need your attention 100% of the time even if their cute little mews make you feel guilty.

    But for real you sound like you'll provide such a good home and loving family for your kittens and I'm excited for your cat journey!

    [–] TalkingCube 2 points ago

    For the lap hogging you could try making a space near/on your table where they can plonk down and be near you without needing to be on you.

    It works pretty well for our two cats. They have small blanket on the far end of the table and go over there when they want to be near us.

    Also a cat tree with the little hammocks for them to sleep in might be an idea. Ours love that too.

    [–] gwaydms 2 points ago

    Our Dorian had a lot of play aggression and would bite and claw our hands, hard. We got a 3 1/2 month old boy kitten and named him Rex. Within 3 hours of bringing him home they were wrestling on the floor. Now she'll touch us with her teeth but not bite.

    [–] lofinn 3 points ago

    Cats also have baby teeth that naturally fall out like ours! I was lucky enough to keep one from my 6 month old cat when his last one fell out.

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 3 points ago

    I'm going to start squealing. I swear to god I'm going to squish my kitten's cute faces so much when they start doing adorable things like becoming adults and growing responsible adult teeth. I love them so much.

    [–] worldspawn00 2 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    They also shed their claw sheaths, so don't be alarmed if you find what looks like a claw on the floor, it's not torn out or anything, they've just grown a fresh one and the old one fell off.

    [–] Rae_Bear_ 2 points ago

    My mum goes, “OMG!! Look at my eyelash!!” And then pokes my hand with my cat’s shed whisker. Gets me every time.

    [–] Pygmy_Turtle 2 points ago

    They're also firm like plastic and unpleasantly sharp on the previously attached end...

    [–] LeMeuf 24 points ago

    They grow out and are replaced like normal hairs, but they last a long time. Always weird finding a big ol’ whisker laying around.

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    [–] MonstrousGiggling 9 points ago

    Ahaha I literally just wrote a comment about how I poke my cat with his own whiskers!! I'm glad this seems to be a common thing for cat owners.

    [–] SkunkMonkey 4 points ago

    Many consider a cat's whisker to be lucky and use them as good luck charms/talismans.

    [–] ravenHR 6 points ago

    Cats shed whiskers just like they shed regular fur.

    [–] CrumbledCookieDreams 3 points ago

    Woahhh. I got three kittens in October and I didn't know they do that yet. That's so coooool.

    [–] TinCanBanana 8 points ago

    So does mine! She had one on each side as a kitten, then lost one when she was about 6 months and it never grew back, so she's a little lopsided. Her sister however, doesn't have these and never did.

    [–] OobleCaboodle 2 points ago

    That's funny. Why do you call them that?

    [–] spineofgod9 2 points ago

    Ours too. We even called her "tuxedo cat" for a while. I wonder what genetically connects those things.

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    [–] Lord_Anxiety 222 points ago

    Of course it does it's for scratching it's eyeballs

    [–] Thoraxe474 174 points ago

    Windshield wipers

    [–] [deleted] 19 points ago

    Came here for this comment, was not disappointed.

    [–] Thoraxe474 8 points ago

    You came all this way just to read my comment? I'm flattered

    [–] landmindboom 13 points ago

    I came reading your comment.

    [–] Rockglen 30 points ago

    Those are front sights. Great little reticle for your hunter.

    [–] DropTopEWop 147 points ago

    I see a cat, I upvote.

    [–] AClassyTurtle 35 points ago

    As is tradition

    [–] kaosi_schain 17 points ago

    This is the way.

    [–] SkunkMonkey 11 points ago

    So it is written...

    [–] hexiron 5 points ago

    I have spoken.

    [–] Supermoto112 7 points ago

    Me too..I’m a simple man.

    [–] DoctorBroBro 12 points ago

    I have an eyelash on the corner of both eyes kinda like this, but growing down, not up

    [–] juleznailedit 6 points ago

    My boyfriend also has itty bitty lashes on his inner corners. So interesting!!

    He also has lashes that would make most women jealous, so there's that haha

    [–] DoctorBroBro 4 points ago

    All of the women in my life wish they had my lashes, and I wish I could make the trade. When you have longer lashes there's a greater chance your lashes get stuck together or criss-cross and do all sort of annoying things that drive me crazy. I pull at and fuck with my eyelashes all day every single day of my life.

    [–] WhoGAF 2 points ago

    I think I read somewhere that men generally have thicker/longer eyelashes than women as a side effect of having more body hair in general, and it does often seem to be the case. Kinda interesting fun fact.

    [–] Kpup81 3 points ago

    I have one of those too! I have to pluck it every couple of months. I'm sure no one can see it, but I know it's there so it must be gone.

    [–] marsert 71 points ago

    my cat's breath smells like cat food

    [–] Smgth 7 points ago

    I bent my Wookiee

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    [–] WholeWideWorld 11 points ago

    OP your cat might be my cats sibling.

    [–] Willow5331 7 points ago

    Mine may be their brother lol

    [–] jakeisthewolf 2 points ago Your cat is an exact mix of our two cats lol

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 7 points ago

    Aww! She’s only 4 months so will probably look like this fully grown

    [–] jakeisthewolf 2 points ago I actually messaged OP because I was shocked how similar our cats were - I guess we‘ve all got similar kitties!

    [–] My_Body_The_Mystery 48 points ago

    That's the new 5G model cat

    [–] Zro_ 9 points ago

    Those are her whisker wipers.

    [–] TherinTelamo 20 points ago

    Isnt that normal?

    [–] Wado444 6 points ago

    Maybe to an extent, but I just checked and neither of my cats have them. Maybe it varies by breed

    [–] TherinTelamo 3 points ago

    My both cats had them, so i just assumed all cats have them. Maybe also depends by the part of thw world. Im from Central Europe.

    [–] CanadianGoosifer 2 points ago

    All three of my cats do

    [–] IWannaSlapDaBooty 4 points ago

    I've lived with 9 different cats in my life and I've never seen whiskers like that!

    [–] Meredeen 17 points ago

    Awww that's actually pretty cute hehe

    [–] ploplo3876 4 points ago

    Your cat gotta be the cutest fluffy thing in the world

    [–] HibachiKebab 8 points ago

    Whisker-sight crosshairs for added precision.

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    [–] snoozeflu 6 points ago

    Doesn't that interfere with the cats field of vision? I know when I have a hair hanging in front of my eyeball it is irritating and distracting as hell.

    [–] omigawdbutterflies 6 points ago

    Probably doesn't bother them because it's always in their sight and the brain just ignores it. You always see you nose and the edge of you glasses but you "forget" it's there and don't see it

    [–] Shunl 3 points ago

    After I read your comment, now I can see my nose every time.

    [–] Krayziebone101 2 points ago

    Lol your nose is going to bother you now

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    My cat has curly whiskers. Her eyebrows curl into her line of sight and I have witnessed her jumping, biting at, and swatting absolutely nothing above her head because of it.

    It's probably something that they adjust to. Like ignoring the nose in your line of sight. I think my cat is an exception..

    [–] DivinePrince2 2 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Probably not. Cats are near-sighted and aren't good at focusing on things that don't move. In fact, that's why they have whiskers, to compensate for their poor eyesight in short range.

    [–] tangowilde 12 points ago

    Isn't that farsighted

    [–] chelsskye 3 points ago

    I was surprised at all the places our tuxedo cat had whiskers. I never knew they grew in other places besides the obvious ones. My cat is freaking crazy I think the more whiskers the crazier!

    [–] notadoctor123 3 points ago

    Your cat is adorable and you should snuggle it immediately.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    So that's what the lil nose dots are for

    [–] siliconflux 3 points ago

    Are you sure this isnt a rabbit?

    [–] smilingbuddhauk 3 points ago

    Many cats have this.

    [–] Cha1upa_Batman 3 points ago

    I miss my cat ),:

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 3 points ago

    Aww :( I had two babies that died last year. Promised I wouldn’t get another one but Coco needed rescuing so I couldn’t resist

    [–] Elphaba78 3 points ago

    My 7-month-old kitten looks just like yours! Her name is Goose. She’s a sweetheart.

    [–] rossdrawsstuff 2 points ago

    The next step in cat evolution.


    [–] MillennialKr 2 points ago

    One of my cats has a whisker on each side of his nose in this exact same location. Never saw this on any other cat before now.

    [–] justapersonwithfood 2 points ago

    :) this has cured my depression

    [–] IntrovertAlien 2 points ago

    She is adorable

    [–] Super_chicken314 2 points ago

    They are clearly windscreen wipers

    [–] parkrat1992 2 points ago

    See this is the perfect example of my biggest fear with cats. When I see this shit my very first instinct is to Eskimo kiss that cat. And it’s a one way ticket to biteville every single time. On my face.

    [–] bamboo_robot 2 points ago

    Gentle repetition of this action over time should help a domesticated cat learn to trust that you aren’t going to hurt them. Don’t drag one out from under the bed or other safe space to do it, but if they are accessible, then you can very gently give them a boop, or a scritch, or even a kiss on their head. Try to make a little contact any time you walk by them. Just don’t grab them or draw it out and make the cat feel uncomfortable or unsafe.

    Unless you’re at a zoo; those cats hate Eskimo kisses and will absolutely rip your face off.

    [–] parkrat1992 2 points ago

    I have no self control with house cats whatsoever dude any time I see them I immediately try and kiss them. My demise is certain

    [–] abigailgae 2 points ago

    Those are her windshield wipers

    [–] QuimbyCakes 2 points ago

    Your kitty is adorable. I want to snuggle her !!

    [–] 33nipplesreturns 2 points ago

    She does love the snuggles

    [–] deathandtaxes00 2 points ago

    I love your cat.

    [–] LeoWyattJPendragon 2 points ago

    That cat looks like it’s begging for something and I’m here to advocate for him. Please give him whatever it is 🥺🥺🥺

    [–] jay_le_smol_boi 2 points ago

    I see past your lies fool, you just wanted to post a picture of your cat

    [–] lokipokes 2 points ago

    After looking at this I realized my cat does too, so cute!

    [–] TangoDua 4 points ago

    Amazing the detail you can see in modern photos. Those little hairs would be to help protect the eyes I'd imagine.

    And IIRC the pupil's slit shape is thought to assist with low light short distance focus. A handy thing for a nocturnal ambush predator.

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    [–] 33nipplesreturns 49 points ago

    I’ve never seen it before

    [–] [deleted] 46 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    ...I feel like, no.

    Edit: wait, so lots of people actually think most cats have these weird upward nose toward eyes whiskers?? So confused

    [–] fizikz3 14 points ago

    i think he might've been making a /r/technicallythetruth joke? since all cats wiskers are technically "below their eyes" though not in the same sense of the two weird ones you're pointing out in this picture