In many parts of the world, there is only one creature that commands fear and respect among all living things: Big Cats – the mightiest land predators that ever walked this Earth. Did you know? Most of the world’s 5000 or so tigers not in captivity are Bengal tigers; there are some 3500 to 4500 […]
Cats “paw” or “knead” (repeatedly treading on a spot – sometimes its owner) to mark their territory. Cats sweat through the bottom of their paws and rub off the sweat as a marking mechanism. They do it to be affectionate too sometimes. 🙂 Aww such cuties. Image via Grrlprobs.
Ever wondered just how domestic cats became one of mans best friends? Compared with the dogs domestication an estimated 50,000 years ago, the cats domestication is relatively new – only an estimated 5-8000 years ago! So to learn more about today, we must first look back in history at the relationship between the types of […]
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 […]
There are many famous cartoon cats who have made their mark on history. Personally my fave is probably Tigger, he’s so happy and bouncy all the time. Here are a few of the most famous…