A cat’s tail is actually made of a series of small bones called vertebrae which are the same type of bones that make up the spinal column.
Not all cats have the same number of bones in their tails and the exact number can vary, but most cats have between 19 and 21 bones.
Yes! While it might seem somehow detached from their body a cat’s tail is extremely sensitive and contains several nerves that extend from the spinal column.
Yes, cats can live without tails! While tails help our cats balance by acting as a counterweight, felines can adapt and learn to live without them.
Yes, cats do have full control of their tails but some movements may be made involuntarily- or at least without conscious effort.