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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Interesting Facts About Cats

Some interesting facts about cats for Cat Lovers
  1. Did you know Cat Lovers are referred as Ailurophiliac?
  2. Did you know that the print on a cat's nose has a unique ridged pattern, like a human fingerprint?
  3. Did you know? A group of kittens is called a "kindle." A group of grown cats is called a "clowder." A male cat is called a "tom,"A  female cat is called a "molly" or "queen"Young cats are called "kittens.
  4. Did you know that Cats can make over 100 vocal sounds, while dogs can only make 10?
  5. Did you know that at birth, kittens can't see or hear. Cats open their eyes after five days and begin to develop their eyesight and hearing at approximately 2 weeks?. They begin to walk at 20 days.
  6. Did you know that If your cat refuses your tap water, it may be sensing (with it's superior sense of smell) the chlorine or other minerals in your water?. Many finicky felines demand bottled water, just like their human counterparts.
  7. Did you know that If an overweight cat's "sides" stick out further than her whiskers, she will lose her sense of perception and stability? Don't be surprised if she starts to squeeze into an opening that the rest of her can't fit into, only to back herself back out quickly!
  8. Did you know that if a cat that bites you after you have rubbed his stomach, is probably biting out of pleasure, not anger?
  9. Did you know that Your cat loves you and can "read" your moods? If you're sad or under stress, you may also notice a difference in your cat's behaviour.
  10. Did you know there are three body types for a cat? 
  • Cobby type is a compact body, deep chest, short legs and broad head. The eyes are large and round. 
  • Muscular type is a sturdy body and round, full-cheeked head. 
  • Foreign type is a slender body, with long legs and a long tail. The head is wedge-shaped, with tall ears and slanting eyes.

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