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17 Things Worth Knowing About your Cat

Seventeen Things Worth Knowing About Your cat Your cat's front paws have five toes Unless your cat is polydactyl The back paws Polydactyl means having extra toes. The have four high rate of polydactyl cats in Boston, USA has led people to refer to 8 toed cats as "Boston Thumb Cats." Had your cat been born in ancient Egypt, the Egyptians may have used your kitty to protect crops from rats and other vermin. go away you dumb rats Had your cat stuck around in ancient Egypt for long enough, the Egyptians may have eventually come to worship your cat - even going so far as to mummify your kitty after death. Your cat cannot taste things that are sweet. The taste buds of a cat cannot detect sugar. Kitties are not impressed by cupcakes. Originally kitty litter was made from sand, but in 1948 it was discovered that clay was more absorbent. CLUMPING FTW Isaac Newton invented the cat flap door. Mrrroowuw First you want out, now you want in, MAKE UP YOUR DAMN MIND, KITTY! Your cat can see in the dark Cats can see at one-sixth the light level required for human vision. Do not spend good money on these, they are totally unnecessary. Famous Cat Haters Famous Cat Lovers OMG me too. They give my armies itchy eyes. I love my kitty. Let's end this war and start a kitty ranch together. I HATE CATS! Ok LOL Robert E. Lee Adolf Hitler Commander of the Nazi forces during WWII Dwight D. Eisenhower Abraham Lincoln Commander of the south Commander of the North during the Civil War Commander of US forces in Europe during wWI during the CivilI War Speaking of Abe. President Lincoln kept four cats in the White House. Your cat purrs at the same frequency as an idling diesel engine. This is around 26 purrs per second. Guinea pigs, rabbits, squirrels, lemurs, elephants, and gorillas also purr. Your cat's ears can hear ultrasonic sounds. Rodents use these sounds to communicate. Your cat can hear them but dogs and humans cannot. Let's poop on something expensive word Your cat uses whiskers to Your cat purrs gauge whether or not they can fit through an opening. continuously... Furthermore, your cat's collarbone does not connect .by flowing air past the to any other bones but instead sits buried in muscle. voice box during both This makes it easier for your cat to squeeze inhalation and through tight spots. exhalation. Without Taurine, your cat would go blind. Taurine is an amino acid that most animals produce on their own, but cats require it in their diet. Don't worry, it's in your cat food. Taurine is also an ingredient in most energy drinks (but this doesn't mean you should ever give these to your cat) Nikola Tesla got zapped by his cat As a child Nikola Tesla was inspired to understand the secrets of electricity after being shocked by static electricity from his beloved cat, Macak. Your cat can run at 30 miles per hour! (48 KPH) A kitty stole my gold medal :( Usain Bolt (100 meter world record holder) Domestic housecat Cheetah 27 MPH 30 МРН 75 MPH The End Written and Drawn by The Oatmeal Energy Cow Juice

17 Things Worth Knowing About your Cat

shared by Angel on Nov 22
This infographic provides seventeen fun and interesting facts about cats. Facts include, information such as cats not being able to see in the dark and famous cat lovers and famous cat haters.


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