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Fun Friday Cat Fact of the Day 12-29-23…facial expressions

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A study conducted in 2023 found that cats have 276 distinctive facial expressions. Scientists used a facial action coding system which helped them discover that cats make these expressions using 26 unique facial movements, like parting their lips, licking their nose or squinting their eyes etc. Many people think cats are aloof but these findings now prove them wrong.

Scientists believe cats likely evolved these various expressions because of communication between felines and humans over 10,000 years of domestication.

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A study conducted in 2023 found that cats have 276 distinctive facial expressions. Scientists used a facial action coding system which helped them discover that cats make these expressions using 26 unique facial movements, like parting their lips, licking their nose or squinting their eyes etc. Many people think cats are aloof but these findings now prove them wrong.

Scientists believe cats likely evolved these various expressions because of communication between felines and humans over 10,000 years of domestication.

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Wow that is such a cool fact!!! I love that they are doing this research! Thanks for sharing!!
 
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