50 curiosities about cats - Pets | Pets

    Posted by pets | 1 August 2011

    50 curiosities about cats

    The curious world of cats.
    If cats not soon come into contact with humans they may not be pets and grow as wild cats recelando us.
    Five months a cat is an adult and self-sufficient. In the year, all the senses, muscle strength and physical coordination are fully developed.
    Cat world is a treasure trove of curiosities, Here we present 50 of them.
    Insurance to more than one will be unknown, others you will be curious and some fascinating.

    • 1. If a cat lame you hands, the face or hair, take it as a great compliment: It is stingrays you to one of their "own"
    • 2. If a cat will lie on your back to see you it means you have confidence, While in this position could not defend himself from an attack
    • 3. People who have cats live longer, they have less stress, and they have fewer heart attacks
    • 4. Cats believe that they are the owners of the House where cohabits with the human
    • 5. When a cat rubs against you, It is because you are marking as part of its territory
    • 6. A cat almost never communicates with a "Meow" to another cat, This sound uses it to communicate with humans
    • 7. If a cat he raises the tail and keeps it fully stretched upwards, means that you are waving
    • 8. If your cat is sick and no longer wash, wash it your, that can lose the desire to live only to see dirty and forgotten
    • 9. Up to four colors or tricolor cats, they are exclusively female
      With three colors black fur, Red and cream- (carey range) and four when they wear the White. Given the particularity, the Tricolor and cuatricolores, they are only females, in extrañísimos cases of some male, These are sterile.
    • 10. Cats make them more attention to women than to men, because they react better to a sharp tone of voice
    • 11. Cats do not include punishment, but the rewards when doing something good
    • 12. Cats have excellent night vision
    • 13. Cats sleep in 16 to 18 hours a day. But still asleep, they are alert to any stimulus
    • 14. The cat walk and run by moving the front legs and back on the same side. Only the camel, the giraffe and the cat have this peculiarity
    • 15. Cats hate the smell of the Orange and lemons
    • 16. After eating the cats wash immediately
      It's a survival instinct which leads them to act as predators do not smell the food and thus they can be attacked
    • 17. The ancient Egyptians afeitaban eyebrows as a token of mourning when her cat died
    • 18. Cats purr has the ability to calm themselves when they are sick or frightened
    • 19. The majority of white cats with blue eyes are deaf, unless they have a different color to the other eye
      This is in part, There is a higher percentage of cats with deafness.
      The gene for deafness, It is a characteristic of white cats gene, It's called allele w and is the causative agent of the white color and deafness in cats. Not all white cats are deaf, they are only showing this gene. The w gene makes the cat white although their genes say it is a black cat, or brown, This gene has the particularity of "masking" the rest of the colors to make them white. These cats also tend to have blue or green eyes.
    • 20. The black cats are generally quieter than whites, which are always very nervous
    • 21. Just as humans have fingerprints and they are they are unique, the design of the cat's nose pad is unique, There are two cats with the same design
    • 22. The language of cats is composed of even tiny hooks, it help to tear food. Why she feels raspy touch skin
    • 23. Chocolate is toxic to cats
    • 24. The ears of cats are ultrasonic
      This means that you can listen to inaudible frequencies for you. How which?? As the sounds of rodents used to communicate.
    • 25. The whiskers of the cat periodically fall and regrow
      His movement and the sense of orientation of the animal affects disappearance. Therefore, It is important to not cut them
    • 26. Can a cat live his entire life in the interior of a House??
      The answer is if.
      A study has shown that the average lifespan of cats living in the interior of a House, It is much larger than the cats living in the street.
      Even though cats can live his life in the interior of a House, We must get it breathes the fresh air. A good window or a big balcony, will delight your cat, You can go out to breathe fresh air. But remember that you to have a cat at home, You must have space.
    • 27. Them cats may be of 3 to 7 kittens every four months and during his lifetime, a cat can have 100 kittens
    • 28. There is a plant that fascinates cat
      Do them enjoy sublime moments for a few minutes. It's the nepeta cataria or also called Mint of cats, the family of the thyme and lavender. Her perfume triggers a behavior in the animal, similar to a female in heat
    • 29. Cats like to sleep with the dorsal recharged in something, This is to prevent someone behind them
    • 30. His heart beats twice as fast, that the human beings
    • 31. The cat has 32 muscles in each ear, functioning as a sort of steerable parabolic antennas towards the source of the sound
    • 32. The cats also have stress
      Cats have stress, the way in which release it is scratching objects in a vertical position, They relax as well because this stretching activates blood circulation and tones your body due to the stretching that occurs
    • 33. Each cat has their own Meow and purr
      Can cats have a similar purr, but nevertheless there is always a difference.
    • 34. The cats see colors. However, the number you receive is limited and depends on the amount of light
      For this reason, during the night are black and white, but they better distinguish objects and distances.
    • 35. The legend of the 7 lives
      Due to that many times come to survive serious falls, This is due to the wonderful ability to turn in the air and landing on all fours.
      It is said that some cats that have fallen low floors, they did not fall “perfect” due to the rapid acceleration and lack of time to put in the correct position to cushion the blow, on the other hand, cats that have fallen from flats more high, Although they suffered fractures, being able to have time and prepare for the coup, they managed to cushion the fall so that it is not fatal
    • 36. If a cat saved its tail between its back legs, It means that it has accepted a defeat or that he is still sub
    • 37. To draw the attention of a cat, Click the language repeatedly fast good
    • 38. The cat is instinctively a Hunter, But if his mother not teaches while harsh parenting, will never be a truly effective
    • 39. Superstition has heard a cat sneezing is good luck
    • 40. The toilet of the cats
      Cats spend to the bathroom many times of the day, before or after any activity or lie down to sleep, they begin to clean up, and is a sign that this relaxed, But if cleaned frequently may be have heat.
    • 41. A curious fact is that the females tend to have better vision than males
    • 42. It is possible to teach a cat to give leg as if he were a dog, but brainwashed patience to succeed
    • 43. Cats cannot perceive odors in the mouth
      In addition to do with the nose, cats smell with a body, called Jacobson, located in the upper part of the mouth.
    • 44. Most of the cats are attracted by menthol (pills, toothpaste etc.)
    • 45. Cats lose almost the same amount of liquid in the saliva while they clean, as if it orinaran
    • 46. Its territory
      The males usually have a sharp sense of ownership. They mark their territory with a strong whiff of his.
    • 47. Cats have 18 fingers
      Five on the Forelegs and four in the rear. However, There are cats by a 'genetic defect' with a couple of extra fingers back legs.
    • 48. In domestic cats the purr has a frequency between 25 and 150 vibrations per second
    • 49. The taste buds of the cats do not detect the sweet flavors
    • 50. Some cats reject their young and up come to eat them
      The rejection occurs more frequently in kittens that are born ill or with some congenital defect. Mothers noticed a strange behavior in their young, they do not recognize them and decide to ignore them. In some cases the rejection can cannibalism: eats the placenta and the umbilical cord chew, and you continue until you reach the breeding.

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