The sense of smell for cats is 14 times stronger than humans. Cats have over twice the amount of receptors in their noses than humans, allowing them to sense the slightest smell.
The first cat in space was a French cat named Felicette (a.k.a. “Astrocat” what a brilliant name) In 1963, France sent the cat into outer space. Electrodes implanted in her brains sent neurological signals back to Earth. She survived the trip and landed back to earth safely. Go Astrocat! Although I definitly do not agree […]
Ever wondered how many bones a cat has in its body? A cat has 230 bones in its body, compared to a human who has 206 bones! A cat has no collarbone, so it can fit through any opening the size of its head. Well, that is unless its a really fat cat with a […]
So all cats except the hairless breeds (such as Sphynx) are covered in a generous coat of fur right? Did you know that different parts of the hair on your cats body have different names? Heres a good example for you… have a peek at your kitty’s ear, you will see little tufts of hair. […]
Many cat lovers are extremely knowledgeable about their cats. However, here are some of the more unusual trivia around what makes cats such popular pets.
Here are some interesting facts for your Caturday. I didnt know about the six-toed cats, how random! Six-toed kittens are so common in Boston and surrounding areas of Massachusetts that experts consider it an established mutation. (Imange via dogbreedinfo.com) The silks created by weavers in Baghdad were inspired by the beautiful and varied colors and […]
In English, cat is “cat.” In French, cat is “Chat.” In German, your cat is “katze.” The Spanish word for cat is “gato,” and the Italian word is “gatto.” Japanese prefer “neko” and Arabic countries call a cat a “kitte.”
Ever wondered why cats love boxes? Well nobody can quite be sure, because we’re not cats, but here are a few likely reasons!
Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10. So how else do cats communicate?
A cat can’t climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat’s paw points the same way. To get down from a tree, a cat must back down. Here are some tips on what to do if your cat is stuck in a tree.