Beware, cats have very sharp teeth! Even the common domestic cat has sharp enough teeth to pierce through skin. Most cats have 30 teeth in total: 14 in the lower jaw and 16 in the upper.
The most important teeth for a cat are its 4 canines (the very long, sharp teeth) and its 4 molars in the back of the mouth.
Unlike humans, cats cannot chew their food!
This is because their molars are not flat – instead of crushing their food (like humans and other mammals), they basically cut it up.