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How do cats always land on their feet when they fall?

  1. Tony the writer profile image75
    Tony the writerposted 6 years ago

    How do cats always land on their feet when they fall?

  2. MartyCT profile image58
    MartyCTposted 6 years ago

    they are very flexible and twist their bodies mid-fall to try and rectify themselves.

  3. swansong49 profile image61
    swansong49posted 6 years ago

    Cats in addition to having a light frame, have the ability to prevent themselves from falling too heavily because they can arch their back (like a parachute) and twist to correct their position as they fall.  This is easily done because they have no collarbone and the backbone is more flexible than in many other animals.

  4. DougBerry profile image83
    DougBerryposted 6 years ago

    As we all know, this is an iron-core planet.  Cats are magnetized.  A cat's polarity is aligned such that their feet always rest on the surface of the planet.

    I advise not turning cats upside down directly on the surface of the planet.  If you've ever played with magnets, you know that if you put like polarities together, they repel.  You might shoot your cat into space.