Pet Cats Facts

Cats a wonderful and intelligent creatures, read on to discover some amazing Pet Cat Facts!

  • Did you know that a group of cats is called a clowder.
  • A female cat is called a molly or a queen and a male cat is generally referred to as a tom.
  • Cats are independent creatures and usually live longer than dogs because they like to keep to themselves and this help them to avoid disease.
  • Cats have amazing agility and sharp claws and spend 70% of their lives sleeping.
  • Cats don’t have a sweet tooth, unlike dogs.  In the middle of their tongue they have backward-pointing spines which are invaluable when breaking off meat.
  • Contrary to popular belief, cats are more often than not lactose intolerant, so if you want to keep your feline friend in the best of health, do not give them milk!  Raw fish is also a no-no for cats.
  • A cat’s purr is often a sign that it is content but it’s also a sign of nervousness.
  • Did you know that a cat can jump up to six times the length of its body!
  • Cats ears can move 180 degrees and their hearing is the strongest of their senses.
  • A cat rubs against your legs to mark its territory.
  • Did you know that adult cats meow only so that they can communicate with us humans!

 

Cat Facts

Watch the video below to learn more about your feline friend.


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