Do Cats Control Their Tails  - All You Need To Know

Do Cats Control Their Tails?

Our feline companions have complete control over their entire tails because it’s the extension of their spine, managing to flick and curl even the very end of their tails.

Cat Tail Anatomy

Apart from bones and connective tissue, what brings the cat’s tail to life is that it’s part of the nervous system, including the spinal cord and the brain.

Can Cats Feel Their Tails?

The skin and hair follicles are also sensitive to the touch and temperature changes.

Why Do Cats Have Tails - Voluntary

• To retain Balance   • To improve speed   • To communicate


• During dreaming   • Reaction to the   environment   • Medical condition

Does A Cat’s Tail Grow As They Age?

When it comes to their tail, it too continues to grow and develop as they grow, reaching its full potential as the cat becomes a full-grown adult.

What Should I Do If My Cat Isn’t Moving Their Tail?

If you notice your kitty not moving their tail, you should take them to the vet as soon as possible!