Facts About Cats

Animal’s importance in our life may not be ignored and they are the best means in times when we are not feeling well. Animal especially pet animals are the means of making our good mood when we are struggling from severe problems or depressed situations. Parrots, Cats, Dogs, ducks and rabbit are the most common pets all over the world. But in today’s article, we will discuss some facts about cats. Cat is a mammal and falls in the category of carnivorous with furry skin. There are around 80 breeds of cats which are found in various parts of the world and have various temperament level, abilities and personal traits.

Facts About Cats

Facts About Cats

All baby cats which we call kittens are borne with blue eyes. Eyes change the color after passage of time as the cat grows. It is at the number one slot in the pet list. Dog follows the cats, the reason for this is that cats are easier to handle, easier to trained and are more germs free than dogs. The major facts about cats which most of the pet owners tell are that cats are less risky for their families in comparison to dogs.

They were first domesticated around four thousand year back in Egypt probably in the era of Pharaoh Ramesses. Other interesting facts about cats are that they live for maximum 20 years. However, the average live is 14 years.

You have definitely watched Tom and Jerry cartoon on various TV channels. Tom is cat but for your information, Tom is used to refer the male cat, while female cats are called queens. There are various names used for new born or small cats. Some of them are:

1. Kindle
2. Kittens
3. Litter

Cats are basically a very sleeping animal. Out of 24 hours in a day, cat sleep for around 16 hours. However, there may be some minus plus in the number of sleeping hours which largely depends upon the type of cat.

Cat usually eats meet but in some cases, it has seen eating grass. Various people give reason for this is the digestive problem which a cat may be suffering. This is similar to us, when we feel problem with digestive system, we try to eat green vegetables such as spinach, cucumber, salads etc. The same rule applies to the cat.

Cat has strong power of smelling and when we compare it with human’s sense of smelling. The cat wins the race as it has around 14 times better sense of smelling than humans.

The cats were so sacred in ancient Egypt that the punishment of killing a cat was a death. This is quite clear from the statues which are found abundantly all over old Egyptian region.

Like human who have unique finger prints, cats have nose pads which the scientists use for identification purposes or to monitor the effect of certain types of medicines and drugs over a specific cat.

We have tried to cover as many facts about cats as we could throughout the article. We are hopeful that you have liked our efforts.

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