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Ten Amazing Pet Feats (Slideshow)

1. Beauty Sleep

Being nocturnal predators, youíll most likely see a cat sleeping during the day. But cats really do love to sleep, day or night. In fact, cats spend up to 16 hours a day sleeping. According to, this can mean that “a seven year-old cat has only been awake for two years of its life!” Itís also worth mentioning that a good part of their waking hours (around 30-40 percent) is spent grooming.

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12:28PM PST on Feb 23, 2013


8:19AM PDT on Oct 6, 2012

Beautiful :)

6:40PM PDT on Aug 8, 2012

Love it, thanks for posting!

6:39PM PDT on Aug 8, 2012


6:58PM PDT on Jun 25, 2012

kitties are so cute and lazy. and animals are amazing but why were only dogs and cats covered. many pets have cool abilities!

5:33PM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

cats and dogs are amazing....aren't we lucky to have them with us....

7:53PM PDT on Jun 11, 2012

amazing! btw, how can researchers know that cats see in color?

11:35PM PDT on Jun 8, 2012


1:52PM PDT on Jun 5, 2012

very interesting, thanks for sharing, cats and dogs are amazing

6:05AM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

interesting article, thanks for sharing :)

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hmmmmmmmmm... I hope it helps, of course, but don't trust the immune system to do all the work.

Good article with many reasons presented that we should take time to address stress Bit surprised yo…

Thank you for sharing this very important matter.

...and make sure that you get plenty of exercise and sleep too.


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