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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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