Thursday, June 12, 2008

Cat Facts

Here are some interesting facts about the cats.
  • Ailurophilia is the "love of cats".
  • There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world with 33 different breeds.
  • Cats wag their tails when it is in a stage of conflict.
  • Dont pick a kitten or a cat up by the scruff of its neck. Only mother cats can do it perfectly and only to its kittens.
  • An average cat has 1-8 kittens per litter and 2 - 3 litters per year.
  • During her productive life, one female cat could have more than 100 kittens.
  • Cats have 290 bones in their body and 517 muscles.
  • Normal body temperature of cat is 101.5 degrees.
  • You can find a cat's mood by looking at the eyes, hairs and whiskers.
  • Cats are partially colour blind.
  • The colour of kitten's eyes changes as it grows older.
  • Never feed your cats with dog food. Cats need five times more protein than dogs do.
  • Cats spend 16 hours of a day sleeping.
  • Paints, wallpaper pastes, thinner are harmful to cats. So, if you are redecorating your house, make sure that you don let the cat go near these things.

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