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Five Fascinating Facts about Cats

cat facts blog 3Any cat owner can tell you that felines are certainly a unique species. From their behavior, to their attitude, to their habits, there’s no other pet quite like a cat. Below are five interesting feline facts you may not have heard yet:

1.) A cat’s brain is 90% similar to a human’s brain (far more similar than to a dog’s brain).

2.) Cats spend approximately 70% of their lives sleeping.

3.) Female cats are usually right-pawed, while male cats are left-pawed.

4.) Cats have scent glands along their tail, forehead, chin, lips, and their front paws.

5.) Cats use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through a small space.

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{ 3 comments… add one }

  • jim March 24, 2015, 9:31 am

    our cat, Guimauve, is a real winner. she is long haired white. she expects praise when using the litter box. she is 12 years old and has never been known to do her “business” anywhere but the litter box. she wipes her feet before entering the house, we just figured she learned this from watching us. she is a fussy eater and will only eat the best cat food. she is a dear and sleeps just about anywhere she desires.

  • Denise L March 24, 2015, 6:37 pm

    “Cat owner”???

    I have lived with many cats… I have never owned a single one.

  • Mary G March 31, 2015, 2:38 am

    I love cats forever. Since I was a small child and now I’m 53 I have cats.
    They are so sweet and they groom themselves! And they give me Lovey Eyes.

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