Why Are Cats’ Pupils Shaped Like Slits?

21 Oct

Must be science day–why ARE cats’ pupils vertical slits? Here’s a very clear and interesting explanation (plus the kitty looks a little like Peaches). Thanks Anita (http://on.fb.me/duQx4U)!

indianapublicmedia.org
You probably have noticed that cats have slit pupils and humans have round pupils. What are the advantages of each pupil shape?
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