11 Facts About Cats You Probably Didn’t Know

Cats are curious and spontaneous creatures with a different attitude and nerve from any other animal. Knowing them is loving them, and even if you qualify as a cat lover, you may not know all about the feline type.

Here are 11 fun and interesting things you did not know about cats …

  • 1 Some cats love water

The Turkish Angora is one of the oldest breeds of domestic cats, known for its elegant body and pointy ears. This breed is naturally attracted to water and some have been reported swimming or swimming in the pools. There are other breeds known as water: American Shorthair, Maine Coon, American Bobtail and Turkish Van.

  • 2 Cats are manipulators when they need to be

Everyone knows that when a cat is hungry, it does not walk. They will rub you, they will walk on you and some may even pout in full lungs. While this may seem like a call for help, cats practice this behavior to manipulate their owners to get what they want: food!

  • 3 Cats dream like us

If a cat is relaxed enough and has fallen into a deep sleep, his little mind produces the same patterns of brainwaves that we send to the land of dreams. Maybe the kitten will get this really annoying squirrel this time!

  • 4 Cats can get sick while eating chocolate, as well as dogs

Normally, cats do not tolerate chocolate and their consumption can make them very sick. Cats are carnivores by nature and do not like sweet things. However, be sure to set it aside so that Kitty cannot find it.

  • 5 They have the ability to tolerate heat well despite the skin.

Domestic cats are all descendants of their feline ancestors, many of which can be found in desert environments centuries ago. As a result, cats resist high temperatures and cool rapidly. (They also have the ability to sweat through the cushions on the bottom of your feet!)

  • 6 Be careful, not too close!

Because their eyes are so big, cats can only focus on one foot in front of their feet, which makes them more forward-looking. Fortunately, they have the opportunity to use their mustaches to smell things they can not see clearly.

  • 7 Do not call it a nap.

Although it sometimes appears that you have a narcoleptic kitten in your hands, it is natural for your cat to spend most of the time napping. On average, a domestic cat sleeps about 2/3 of its life. It must be good!

  • 8 Cats do not have clavicles

Without clavicles, cats have the opportunity to pass through the openings the size of their heads. Now, you may know how kittens put their bodies in places that you think are not possible!

  • 9 You are not allergic to cats.

For all people who say they are allergic to cats, they are not allergic to cats. People are really allergic to cat fur and not to cat fur. In fact, cats produce a hormone in saliva that causes allergies in humans. Because cats “bathe”, that’s how the saliva spreads through the skin.

  • 10 Catnip is not just for kittens

Surprisingly, catnip can affect cats of all shapes and sizes. Reports have shown that catnip affects all cats (young and old) and not only that but also big cats like lions and tigers … My God!

  • 11 Adult cats do not meow on other cats.

Pheasant, spits and hisses other cats, but they keep their meow for humans; They have developed specific vocal tones for their humans that only their teacher can understand. They also have over 100 different vocal sounds.


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