A cat can have more than 100 kittens for its life.
The most popular breed of cats in the world is the Persian cat, followed by the Raccoon cat (Maine Coon) and the Siamese cat.
Only in the US every year more than 35 000 kittens are born. Be sure to castrate or sterilize your pet, if you do not plan to use it as a producer.
One pair of cats and their descendants in 7 years can produce 420,000 kittens.
Although it is commonly believed that the ancient Egyptians tamed the first cats, the oldest known domestic cat was recently found in a 9,500-year-old grave on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. This is ahead of the mention of a cat in Egyptian art for more than 4000 years.
In ancient Egypt, when a domestic cat was dying, family members shaved their brows and mourned for it. They also held a funeral, during which they drank wine and beat themselves in the chest. The cat was embalmed and placed in a family tomb or animal cemetery with tiny mummies of mice.
The smuggling of cats from ancient Egypt was punishable by death.
People who have pets live longer and are less prone to stress and heart attacks.
The behavior of most cats at home is similar to behavior in nature.
A cat kills a moving prey, but not necessarily for food. Understanding that hunting is the extraction of food is an acquired skill.
How many mice can a cat catch? 28,899! The Scottish tortoise cat Towser (1966 – 1987), for 21 years, killed 28,899 mice. It is about four mice per day, for 21 years.
The first cat show was held in 1895 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The falling cat always acts the same way. First, the head is leveled, then the back, then the legs, and at the end the back arches to soften the landing.
Sociable cats follow you from room to room to monitor your actions.
What is the mood of the kitten? You can learn this from his eyes and ears. Learn, read, cat behavior.
If a cat scratches furniture, try to give this place a scent of lemon or orange. Cats hate these smells.
Sprinkle an orange or lemon air freshener with a New Year tree if your cat is fond of mountaineering.
Cats understand the tone of the voice. When talking with cats, remember the tone of the voice. Cats understand when you are angry with them (although they may not show the species).
The more you talk with cats, the more they talk to you.
Giraffe, Camel and Cat are the only animals pacers, when walking they have first left legs, and then right. Such walking guarantees speed, agility and silence.
It is believed that a white cat on the threshold before the wedding is a sign of good luck. In America, white cats are a symbol of luck, black bad luck. We have a sign that black cats protect the house from thieves.
Although many parts of Europe and North America, a black cat is considered a bad sign, in the UK and Australia meeting with a black cat foreshadows a fortune.
Cats can distinguish colors. Experiments have shown that cats can distinguish between red and green; Red and blue; Red and gray; Green and blue; Green and gray; Blue and gray; Yellow and blue, and yellow with gray!
In cats, there is color blindness. Their color blindness is similar to human – the red one seems green to them, and the green one – to red.
Cats do not distinguish fine details very well.
To the cats, to see, enough 1 / 6th light is needed by man. Their night vision is amazing. In the dark, the cat’s eye uses even light reflected from the retina.
Cats can see at a distance of up to 60 meters. Their peripheral vision is approximately 285 degrees.
The color of the eyes of a kitten can vary with age.
At birth, kittens do not see or hear. They open their eyes in 7-10 days, and sight and hearing develop in 2 weeks.
Some Siamese cats mow through the eyes because of the special arrangement of the optic nerves.
Many experts believe that cats purr while experiencing intense emotion.
Give the cat water at least once a day. If she refuses to drink, then perhaps from the fact that she smells chlorine or other impurities in the water. Many cats are finicky and can spill bad water from a bottle, just like a person.
The mustache helps the cat to determine if it will climb through the hole.
If the cat’s hips protrude farther than the cheeks, then she loses the correctness of perception. Do not be surprised if the cat climbs into the hole in which one part of it does not spread!
Cats love height. Also love the height of leopards and jaguars, which sleep in the trees. If the cat falls, then its inner ear, which controls the balance, helps it to land on its paws.