Respiratory system

active breathing

cat's nose anatomy

In cats, as in the rest of mammals, lung ventilation is improved compared to to that present in other classes of invertebrates.

In fact, through the diaphragmatic and intercostal musculature there is the presence of active breathing, followed by a passive exhalation. The two phases can also follow each other with high frequency.

cat breathing

The sense of smell, perceiving others

The cat has a more developed sense of smell than the human one but much less refined than the canine one.

The cat perceives the specific smells of its peers, the sense of smell therefore has a social function.


Skeleton and musculature


Digestive system cat


Circulatory system


Cat urogenital system

Portaombrelli design Luca Perlini

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