Describe adaptations related to the integumentary system the cat has that differs from humans

There are entire books about this (or at least chapters, such as ch. 2 in the Atlas of Feline Anatomy for Veterinarians at the Medical Center Library), which I won’t repeat here. But for starters, they have a fur coat and most humans don’t.

 

2 Responses to To skin a cat

  1. Anonymous says:

    interesting. just learned the meaning of the word ‘integument’ about 3 weeks ago, during whiskerino 2007.

  2. I guess the guys participating in Whiskerino really do have a fur coat, of sorts.