Video: Why Does Your Cat’s Tongue Feel Like Sandpaper?

Cats aren’t known for their adorable slobbery kisses.

But why does it feel rough when a cat licks your skin? This video gives some insight into the sandpaper tongue phenomenon.

 

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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