- 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.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Posted by Roberta at 9:39 AM