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Cat Anatomy

Cats, kittens or whatever you name yours, are adorable little furry creatures and superb hunters. २ The majority of cats are solitary mals outside of the breeding season, but that doesnit stop them from loving you! They are watching us right now (including you!) with their night vision six times stronger than humans, smelling our emotions, admiring us in silence. But they don't want to enslave us, nor make us worship them as gods like some would think (despite the fact that some dogs would probably love that kind of attention). Cats the anatomy lesson A cat sees about six times better than a human at night. A cat can travel ata top speed of approx. 31 mph (49 km) over a short distance. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. A cat can jump up to 7 times its height! Besides smelling with their nose, cats can smell with an additional called the Jacobson's Did you know that cats can S"taste" smells and "smell" tastes ? organ . organ, located in the upper surface of the mouth. Cats can't taste sugary foods due to a faulty sweet receptor gene. Also, chocolate and tylenol are both poisonous to cats. 34% of cat-owning households have incomes of $60,000 or more.. Contrary to what many people think cats have much better sense of hearing than dogs. They can detect fre- quencies ranging from 55Hz to 79 kHz while dogs can only hear up to 44 kHz. Humans can hear only up to A cat's tongue consists of small "hooks", which come in handy when tearing up food. On average, cats spend 2/3 of every day sleeping. That means a nine-year-old cat has been awake for only three years of its life. human years a meager 18 kHz. Graph of cat years and human years 90 80 70 32% of those who 60 50 own their own 40 30 home also own at 20 least one cat. 16 cat years '1'36'8' 9'10'13'16 20 A large majority of The average cat food meal is the equivalent to about five mice. white cats with blue cyes are deaf. White cats with only one blue eye are deaf only in the ear closest to the blue eye. Did you know that cats have the largest eyes of any mammal ? U.S. China Russia Or that they must have fat in their diet because they can't produce it on their own ? 75 million million million A cat almost never Top 3 places filled with cats meows at another cat. It is a gesture that it reserves only for humans. 38°C - ~38°C 39.2°C Domestic cats purr at about 26 cycles per second, the same frequency as an idling diesel engine. 13| human cat body temperature Some cats have survived falls of over 65 feet (20 meters), due largely to their "righting reflex." Many cats cannot properly digest cow's milk. Milk and milk products give them diarrhea Cats have a weak sense of taste. They have only 473 tastebuds, while humans have 9,000. Sources: pet365. Copyright 2011,

Cat Anatomy

shared by kcatoto on Jan 24
A fun and fascinating look at the cat and it’s anatomy, we hope you’ll be as amused and surprised at some of the facts that we found. With the largest eyes of any mammal, a top running speed of 31...




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