Why Can’t My Cat See a Treat in Front of Her Face?

Cats are known for having fantastic night vision, but why is it during the day my cats can’t see the treat that I’m putting right in front of them?

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Sources:

https://www.merckvetmanual.com/cat-owners/eye-disorders-of-cats/eye-structure-and-function-in-cats
https://books.google.com/books?id=m-NRAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+domestic+cat+biology&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjWooj735XeAhWl1IMKHbULAkAQuwUIKzAA#v=onepage&q=visual&f=false
https://books.google.com/books?id=JvMWBQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+domestic+cat+biology&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjWooj735XeAhWl1IMKHbULAkAQuwUINzAC#v=onepage&q=visual&f=false
https://www.aao.org/museum-eye-openers/how-does-eye-focus
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11032/
https://www.cathealth.com/cat-health/vision/1327-feline-vision
https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/why-do-cats-have-slit-shaped-eyes

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The Cat That (Maybe) Ate an Entire Species

Many cat owners are familiar with the “gifts” their feline friends are fond of giving, but if left unchecked, this behavior can be devastating.

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Sources:

https://www.notornis.osnz.org.nz/system/files/Notornis_51_4_193.pdf
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/the-obituary-of-the-stephens-island-wren/
http://www.oiseaux-birds.com/page-family-acanthisittidae.html
https://www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Our-Science/Earth-Science/Regional-Geology/The-Geology-of-New-Zealand
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4855539/
https://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/pests-and-threats/animal-pests/
https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2017/10/the-weird-flightless-birds-of-new-zealand/
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10696945

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KITTIES, PUPPIES, & OTHER SIGNS OF DEATH

Who is your favorite fully portent of death?

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Why Cats were hated in Medieval Europe
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Cats and Death, a Very Brief Western History
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death/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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Why Is Your Cat So Disgusted With You?

Sometimes your cat looks at you like they’re just absolutely revolted. So, does your cat think you’re gross?

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http://www.slate.com/blogs/wild_things/2016/01/12/dogs_cats_and_other_animals_flehmen_response_to_smell.html
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ar.1097
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187972961100010X
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/003193848990111X?via%3Dihub
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0018506X87900298
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQBbdMB-Iw&feature=youtu.be
https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/14578642119/
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/nvexed-cat-mad-kitten-face-gm803363254-130263707
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/black-and-white-cat-picks-up-a-scent-gm956297596-261101207
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sumatratiger-004.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/giraffe-enunciates-on-bokeh-backdrop-gm654902482-119108083
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/flehming-dutch-warmblood-gm639766084-115499247
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/impala-gm623116198-109192951
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/male-lion-doing-a-flehmen-grimace-gm669671424-122388693

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Anime Abandon – SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron

More 90’s than a pair of Zubaz and a mesh top. See more anime goodness at http://www.benthesage.com/

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Why Can’t We Just Kill Off Invasive Species?

Invasive species destroying ecosystems are a huge problem, but there’s hope that we can help mitigate the damage.

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