Amazing facts about cats!
June 5, 2007 3:36pm CST
I will post a few here from the site and then post the link if you wanna see more. Ailurophilia is the "love of cats." The nose pad of a cat is ridged in a pattern that is unique, just like the fingerprint of a human. There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with 33 different breeds. The American cat population reached nearly 68 million in 1996. American Demographics magazine estimates that's about 200 million kitty yawns per hour and a whopping 425 million catnaps each day! A cat's heart beats twice as fast as a human heart, at 110 to 140 beats per minute. 25% of cat owners blow dry their cats hair after a bath. The largest cat breed is the Ragdoll. Males weigh twelve to twenty pounds, with females weighing ten to fifteen pounds. The smallest cat breed is the Singapura. Males weigh about six pounds while females weigh about four pounds. Calico cats are almost always female. If your cat is near you, and her tail is quivering, this is the greatest expression of love your cat can give you. If her tail starts thrashing, her mood has changed --- Time to distance yourself from her. Cats wag their tails when it is in a stage of conflict. The cat wants to do two things at once, but each impulse blocks the other. For example: If your cat is in the doorway wanting to go outside, and you open the door to find it raining, the cat's tail will wag because of internal conflict. The cat wants to go outside, but doesn't want to go into the rain. Once the cat makes a decision and either returns to the house or leaves into the rain, the tail will immediately stop wagging. http://www.catscans.com/facts.htm
5 Jun 07
Maybe you can help me clear my doubt. I read somewhere cats roll over to their facts when they are in conflict with another cat or enemy. I notice mine doing that everytime I enter the kitchen. So id it treating me as the enemy or what?