Facts about Cats
Facts about Cats, Cats are believed to be the only mammals who don’t taste sweetness. Cats are nearsighted, but their peripheral vision and night vision are much better than that of humans. Cats are supposed to have 18 toes (five toes on each front paw; four toes on each back paw). Cats can jump up to six times their length.
The cat is a domestic species of small carnivorous mammal. It is the only domesticated species in the family Felidae and is often referred to as the domestic cat to distinguish it from the wild members of the family.
Fact #1 They are smarter
Pretty smart actually! They’re incredibly independent animals, they can understand numerous things (even though they may choose to ignore you) and they even have fantastic short- and long-term memories!
Fact #2 Do cats see you as their mother?
No its a myth, your cat doesn’t actually think you’re the mama cat that birthed it. … And cats reserve their affectionate behavior usually for the humans in their homes. Researchers found that cats were more relaxed and content around their humans, but more on high alert around strangers.
Fact #3 Do cats know their names?
Yes, Cats Recognize Their Own Names—Even If They Choose to Ignore Them. Cats are notorious for their indifference to humans: almost any owner will testify to how readily these animals ignore us when we call them. But a new study indicates domestic cats do recognize their own names—even if they walk away when they hear them.
Fact #4 : Why do cats lick you?
For cats, licking is not only used as a grooming mechanism, but also to show affection. By licking you, other cats, or even other pets, your cat is creating a social bond. … Many cats carry this behavior into their adult lives, licking their humans to pass along the same sentiment.
Fact #5 : Why are cats afraid of cucumbers?
“Cucumbers look enough like a snake to have the cat’s instinctive fear of snakes kick in.” This instinctive fear of snakes can cause cats to panic, he added. … “Cucumbers are shaped more like snakes, with their curving sides, than ears of corn or eggplants, so they produce a greater response.”
Funny Fact : What is Ailurophobia ?
Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Mussolini & Adolf Hitler were the great leader of all time were all the people were afraid of them but do you know that there great legends are afraid of CATS ?? They all suffered with “Ailurophobia” – Fear of Cats.
Cats cannot see in the dark
The truth is that cats cannot see in absolute darkness any more than we can. However, they are much better adapted than humans for seeing in low levels of light. Third, cats have an extra “mirror” layer at the back of the eye behind the retina, which means that the incoming light has two chances to hit the rods.
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Facts about Cats
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