Why Do Eyes of Cats Glow in the Dark?

Why Do Eyes of Cats Glow in the Dark?

Eyes of Cats GlowThe reason for the shining which is seen in the eyes of the cats during night times is the reflective later. The layer which is found at the back side of the retina of the cats is called as ‘Tapetum Lucidum’. This layer will make even very small light that is fallen in the eyes of the cats to reflect. The light which is formed due to the reflection from the eyes of the cat is appeared as shining during night times. Due to this layer only, the light that is absorbed by the cat will be more when compared to the other animals eyes during night times. That is the reason why, the cats can have a very good vision during the night times.

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