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 October 24, 2006 5:36 PM

There are about 244 bones in a cat's body, which is about 40 more than in the human body.  [ send green star]
 
 October 24, 2006 5:34 PM

Stroking a cat can lower one's blood pressure.

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 October 13, 2006 6:56 PM

There are 30 muscles in a cat's ear that control the outer ear, as opposed to only six in humans. By rotating 180 degrees, these muscles allow a cat to hear in all directions without actually moving his head.  [ send green star]
 
 October 13, 2006 6:54 PM

Catgut was often used for the strings in tennis rackets and musical instruments. However, it didn't actually come from cats but from sheep, hogs, and horses.

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 October 13, 2006 6:52 PM

Cat's aren't exactly color blind; they can see green, blue and red.  [ send green star]
 
 September 27, 2006 2:02 PM

If your cat is near you, and her tail is quivering, this is the greatest expression of love your cat can give you.   If her tail starts thrashing, her mood has changed --- Time to distance yourself from her.

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 September 27, 2006 2:00 PM

Calico cats are almost always female.

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 September 27, 2006 1:58 PM

25% of cat owners blow dry their cats hair after a bath.

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 September 27, 2006 1:56 PM

The American cat population reached nearly 68 million in 1996.  American Demographics magazine estimates that's about 200 million kitty yawns per hour and a whopping 425 million catnaps each day!

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 September 27, 2006 1:54 PM

The largest cat breed is the Ragdoll.   Males weigh twelve to twenty pounds, with females weighing ten to fifteen pounds.   The smallest cat breed is the Singapura.  Males weigh about six pounds while females weigh about four pounds.

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 September 27, 2006 1:53 PM

Redecorating your home?  Let your cat explore after the decorating is done.  Paints, wallpaper pastes and paint thinners can be toxic to cats.  Play it safe!

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 September 27, 2006 1:52 PM

The fumes from moth balls destroy a cat's liver cells.  Use cedar in your closet instead.

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 September 03, 2006 11:30 PM

There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world,with 33 different breeds.  [ send green star]
 
 August 31, 2006 3:30 PM

Some fun cat facts

The nose pad of a cat is riged in a pattern that is unique,just like the fingerprints of a human..  [ send green star]
 
 August 31, 2006 3:26 PM

beware of the dog         Cat naps

Cats are nocturnal creatures.So they sleep about sixteen hours a day.Therefore,A seven year old cat has only been awake for about two years of it's life.

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 August 31, 2006 3:23 PM

The pick of the litter

When choosing a kitten look for the one that plays in the center of the litter.Reasrch shows that this indicates good health and amiable disposition.

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 August 31, 2006 3:22 PM

Purr-fect companions

Cats make such good house pets because they are willing to share affection when we are around and able to be self-sufficient when were not.They're also superb listners.one survey found that only 5 percent of all cat owners do not talk to their cats.

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 August 31, 2006 3:21 PM

Cats and people

A study coducted by Temple University in the early 1980's found that when cats receive just 5-minutes dose of attention of each day during early domestic life,they will become more attached to people.. 

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 August 31, 2006 3:20 PM

Cats with heart

 A cats heart beats twice as fast as a human heart-110 to 140 beats per minute.The reason is,the smaller the animal,the higher the heart rate.Small animals also have a higher metabolic rate..

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 August 31, 2006 3:19 PM

A Cat tale

According to Rusian folk wisdom,A person who brings home a cat should throw it immeddiatley onto the bed.If the cat settles down promply,it means the cat will stay with its new owner..

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 August 31, 2006 3:18 PM

Black cats

    In the middle age,cats were hunted and cursed as the devil incarnate..

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 August 31, 2006 3:17 PM

Chow time

Cats prefer the same food at the same time of day,The American humane society discourages feeding table scraps to pets,especially fatty and spisy foods.Some foods can even be deadly.Chocolate,for instance,contains the alkaloid theobromine,wich is toxic to cats..

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 August 31, 2006 3:16 PM

Groovy grooming

To prevent their cat from having a bad hair day,25 percent of pet owners blow dry their cats hair after a bath..

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 August 31, 2006 3:16 PM

See what i mean..

Most cats can see six times better than people can in the dark..

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 August 31, 2006 3:15 PM

Kitties and mom

    In the first two weeks of a kittens life,its eyes are closed;the newborn finds its mothers milk through smell and touch..

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 August 31, 2006 3:14 PM

Cool Cat

    One reason why cats are so laid back and independent is that they are considerd predators,not prey,in the animal world,cats have independent spirits...So the,cool cat syndrome probably results more from tempermant than any environmental factor..

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 August 31, 2006 3:13 PM

Cats and snacks

Experts recommend that cat treats should comprise no more than 5 percent of a cats daily food intake..

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Fun cat facts August 31, 2006 3:10 PM

Did you know...

 

Ailurophilia is the "love of cats"  [ send green star]
 
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