- Cats are part of many of our households. Yet they can be strangely elusive creatures. If you thought you knew a lot about cats, read these facts and think again.
- A cat’s meow is used to communicate with humans, not other cats.
- Cats have more bones in their bodies than people. (They have over 230 bones).
- Cats have a third, inner eyelid called the palpebra tertia.
- Cats don’t have a sweet tooth.
- Cats are far-sighted. That’s why if you’ve ever put treats in front of them they may not notice it.
- Every cat’s nose-pad is unique like a finger print.
- Cats groom themselves for over a third of the time they are awake and if they trust and love one another, they will groom each other, referred to as social grooming.
- A house cat could outrun 100 meter world record Usain Bolt.
- The average domestic cat can run 30 miles per hour; Usain Bolt averages 27 miles per hour.
- A cat has the power to sometimes heal themselves by purring.
- A domestic cat’s pur has a frequency of between 25 and 150 Hertz, which happens to be the frequency at which muscles and bones best grow and repair themselves.
- Studies indicate that cats are lactose intolerant and should avoid milk entirely.
- The Cat Fanciers Association (CFA) recognizes 44 breeds of cats.
- A cat only has the ability to move its jaw up and down, not side to side.
- Cats can only sweat through their paws.
- Unlike humans, cats are usually lefties. Studies indicate that their left paw is typically their dominant paw.
- The average cat can jump six times its length.
1 Replies | Last update 8 days ago | Last comment nikclaus258
weird but cool....i got a cat