10 CAT FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

catThe subject of Internet memes and a lot of human affection, cats are always in trend. Majestic and royal, they know how to get things done. Here are ten interesting facts about cats:

  1. Cats do not meow at other cats. This sound is almost reserved for humans! So the next time you see two cats meowing at each other, know that you are witnessing a rare occurrence!
  2. Cats have partial color blindness. Their color blindness is equal to red/green color blindness in humans. To them, green appear rends and vice versa. Also, they don’t have an eye for detail. The person standing before them will appear hazy/blurry to cats.
  3. You cat is receptive to your moods! It can read them and behave differently when you’re stressed or sad about something. Notice this change in your cat’s behavior the next time you’re feeling blue.
  4. Here is a guide to detecting cat urine in your house. If black light is shined on it, cat urine glows in the dark.
  5. Your cat’s hearing is a lot stronger than you or your dog’s hearing. We can hear sounds up to 20 kHz while cats can hear sounds up to 65 kHz. Now you know why your cat reacts to certain strange occurrences sometimes.
  6. When a cat purrs, it doesn’t necessarily mean your cat is happy. Your cat might also when it is hurt or scared. So look a little deeper when your cat purrs.
  7. Cats are extremely sleepy mammals. They spend a good 15 hours of their day sleeping.
  8. A female cat can produce more than 100 kittens during her lifetime.
  9. Cats are second to only monkeys and chimps when it comes to IQ in the animal kingdom. No doubt your cat is so smart!
  10. Cats have close to 300 bones and 500 muscles in their body.

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