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Old April 7th, 2011, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by catlover2 View Post
@ 14+kitties, Hmmmm, guess I should tell my Devons not to stick their heads in glasses and cans? Wonder why it is that often mama cats chew off all their kitties' whiskers? I had a female one time that used to bite off all her special cat friends' whiskers too.
There are two thoughts on this, but I don't think anything conclusive;

1. To keep the kittens from wandering away and
2. A social hierarchy issue.
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