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  • 21Cat's paw (knot) — Knot details name=Cat s paw names= type= hitch strength= origin= Ancient related= girth hitch, lark s foot, cow hitch releasing= Non jamming uses= Attaching a rope to a hook or ring caveat= abok number= #1891The Cat s paw is a knot used for… …

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  • 22Cat's paw (nail puller) — A cat s paw is a standard carpenter s tool, consisting of a round or hexagonal bar that curves at one end to form a pointed, cup shaped tip with a V shaped cleft for gripping nailheads. To use the tool the user holds the tool s shank with one… …

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  • 23The Cat's-Paw — Infobox Film name = The Cat’s Paw imdb id = 0024961 producer = Harold Lloyd director = Sam Taylor writer = Sam Taylor Clarence Budington Kelland (story) starring = Harold Lloyd Una Merkel George Barbier music = Alfred Newman cinematography =… …

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  • 24The Cat's Paw —    Voir Patte de chat …

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  • 25cat — O.E. catt (c.700), from West Germanic (c.400 450), from P.Gmc. *kattuz (Cf. O.Fris. katte, O.N. köttr, Du. kat, O.H.G. kazza, Ger. Katze), from L.L. cattus (also the source of Gael. cat, Welsh kath, Bret. kaz, It. gatto, Sp. gato, Fr …

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  • 26Cat behavior — is how cats interact with other cats, other animals, and their environment. The cat is one of the most vocal and expressive mammals. Its attitude towards other cats can be affectionate, aggressive, shy, and so on. Other animals often cue an… …

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  • 27Paw — (p[add]), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG. pote, D. poot, G. pfote.] 1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. The hand. [Jocose] Dryden. [1913 Webster] {Paw clam} (Zo[ o]l.), the tridacna;… …

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  • 28Paw clam — Paw Paw (p[add]), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG. pote, D. poot, G. pfote.] 1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. The hand. [Jocose] Dryden. [1913 Webster] {Paw clam} (Zo[ o]l.), the… …

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  • 29Cat intelligence — is the considered capacity of learning, thinking, problem solving, reasoning, and adaptability possessed by the domestic cat. Brain Size and Surface AreaThe brain size of the average cat is 5 centimeters in length and 30 grams. Since the average… …

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  • 30Cat body type genetic mutations — Cats, like all living organisms, occasionally have mutations that affect their body type. Sometimes, these changes in body type are striking enough that humans select for and perpetuate them. This is not always in the best interests of the cat,… …

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  • 31Cat pheromone — Cat pheromones are pheromones that are used by cats and other felides for cat communication. Feline facial pheromone Feline facial pheromone is a hypothetical pheromone used by cats to mark places, objects, and persons as familiar by rubbing… …

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  • 32paw´er — paw «p», noun, verb. –n. 1. the foot of an animal having claws or nails. Cats, dogs, monkeys, and bears have paws. 2. Informal. the hand, especially when it is clumsy, or awkwardly used. –v.t. 1. to strike or scrape with the paws or feet: »The… …

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  • 33Cat body language — This article is an expansion of a section entitled: Body language from within the main article: Cat communication Cats communicate a variety of messages using cat body language.Examples include arching their backs as a signal of fear or… …

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  • 34Cat — For other uses, see Cat (disambiguation) and Cats (disambiguation). Domestic cat[1] …

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  • 35Cat anatomy — In this section the major parts of a cat s body and their special adaptive features are discuss. Contents 1 Mouth 2 Ears 3 Nose 4 Legs 5 Claws …

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  • 36paw — I UK [pɔː] / US [pɔ] noun [countable] Word forms paw : singular paw plural paws * 1) the foot of some animals such as cats, dogs, and bears 2) informal a person s hand Get your paws off that biscuit! II UK [pɔː] / US [pɔ] verb Word forms paw :… …

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  • 37Cat communication — A primary method by which cats communicate is through body language, such as the position of the ears. Cat communication is the range of methods by which cats communicate with other cats, humans, and other animals. Communication methods include… …

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  • 38paw — paw1 [ pɔ ] noun count * 1. ) the foot of some animals such as a cats, dogs, and bears 2. ) INFORMAL a person s hand: Get your paws off those cookies! paw paw 2 [ pɔ ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive if an animal paws something, it touches… …

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  • 39paw — [[t]pɔ͟ː[/t]] paws, pawing, pawed 1) N COUNT: oft with poss The paws of an animal such as a cat, dog, or bear are its feet, which have claws for gripping things and soft pads for walking on. The kitten was black with white front paws and a white… …

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  • 40Paw — Common characteristicsThe paw is characterised by thick, pigmented, keratinised, hairless epidermis covering subcutaneous, collagenous, adipose tissue which make up the pads. These pads act as a cushion for the load bearing limbs of the animal.… …

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