|MadSci Network: Anatomy|
Well, cats are pretty similar in anatomy to humans, so I'll give you the answer for the human ear since I haven't been able to get my hands on a cat anatomy book. The ear itself does not contain muscle. It is mainly cartilage and skin. However, movement of the ear is controlled by the auricular muscles: anterior auricular superior auricular posterior auricular The general function of these muscles is to move the skin where they attach. You may get some incedental movement of the ear during chewing because of contraction of the oral group of muscles, particularily zygomaticus major. Erin Cram, Admin MadSci Network
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