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Why Cats Make Great Parkour Athletes

Ever wondered how cats can deal with falling from great heights so well? It’s not because they have sacs of hydrogen within their torsos that they can deploy at will, like Siege had led me to believe. No, instead it’s a combination of reflexes, aerodynamics, and relaxation. Yes, you heard right.

Check out the full skinnee at Damn Interesting.

Found via Neatorama.

Image taken from here. And yes, it’s a real toy.

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  • Another interesting tidbit that I gleaned from this admittedly “damned interesting” article is that 10% of cats living in NYC highrises are on their 8th life. Just an observation.