You should never trim or remove your cat’s whiskers

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Although they will grow back, whiskers are actually touch receptors. These longer, stiffer hairs, also called vibrissae, are embedded more deeply in the cat’s skin and are rich in nerve endings. The vibrissae send information about the surroundings directly to the cat’s sensory nerves, giving it a heightened sense of feeling and helping the cat to detect and respond to changes in its surroundings.

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