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10 Fantastic Cat Facts (slideshow)

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10 Fantastic Cat Facts (slideshow)

Got a cat? While you probably know lots about your furry feline, we bet there are some fantastically fun facts you don’t know…

1. Ambidexer-Cat?
You probably never thought about a cat as being either left- or right-pawed, but over 40 percent are either lefties or righties. That means there’s quite a few out there who are ambidextrous. Luckily for them, they can probably operate the can opener with both paws…

Related: What if Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day

2. Warm or Cold?
Food that is. Cats don’t like their food too hot or too cold. They like it just right. And for them, just right is room temperature, just like their prey would be in the wild. Cats are indeed the Goldilocks of the animal world.

3. In Living Color
Cats see in color, so your new paisley frock in orange, purple, and yellow won’t be lost on them. They also have fantastic night vision, and only need one-sixth of the light humans require to see. So don’t go getting your cat night-vision goggles.

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1:07PM PDT on Mar 15, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

8:19PM PDT on Mar 13, 2014

Thank you for posting!

9:03PM PST on Mar 5, 2014

Thank you.

1:04AM PST on Jan 16, 2014

=^..^= Thanks for Sharing.

6:56PM PST on Dec 19, 2013

Didn't know about the noses.Nice article!

11:19AM PDT on Oct 6, 2013

What a lovely slideshow. So many cute cat Pictures. Love it!

11:27PM PDT on Sep 15, 2013

Cute.

7:57AM PDT on Jul 23, 2013

Thanks for sharing

4:00PM PDT on Jul 20, 2013

Thank you for all those cute cats.

6:22AM PDT on Jul 1, 2013

Very interesting, I never really noticed a cat to sweat and the fingerprint is awesome. We should fingerprint our cats lol.

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