Big Cats

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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 […]

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Why do cats knead or paw?

Kneading Cat

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. πŸ™‚ Aww such cuties. Image via Grrlprobs.

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Fact : The First Cat In Space

Space Cat Animation

The first cat in space was a French cat named Felicette (a.k.a. β€œAstrocat” 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 […]

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Fact : A cat has 230 bones

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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 […]

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7 Random Cat Facts for your Caturday

Cute artwork of a vietnamese cat

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 […]

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