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2. The timing of when the cat closes her jaw around the water (or milk) column is crucial, as there’s a point when the liquid starts to fall back downward, due to gravity.

The timing of when the cat closes her jaw around the water (or milk) column is crucial, as there's a point when the liquid starts to fall back downward, due to gravity.

Cat’s evolved differently than we did, especially their cheek muscles. This resulted in them being unable to use suction to drink like we do. But evolution didn’t fail them – the fluid ends up in the cat’s mouth anyway.