Friday, March 2, 2012

Cat Facts

  • The biggest breed of domesticated cats are called a Maine Coon cat and weighs up to 11 kg.
  • Cats are some of the smartest animals and can interpret a human's mood and feelings.
  • The average cat sleeps between 12-14 hours a day.
  • Cats have 220° field of view where humans only have 180°.
  • Cats' sense of smell is 14 times stronger than that of humans.
  • A litter of kittens is called a kindle, and a group of cats is called a clowder.
  • A cat lover is called an ailurophile.
  • The only "natural" breed of domestic cat in America is the Main Coon.
  • A cat's IQ is only surpassed by that of monkeys and chimps in the world of animals.
  • Cats are the only animals that purr. They can purr at around 26 cycles per second, which is the same frequency as an idling diesel engine.


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