22 Facts About Cats That You Must Know

Here are 22 Facts About Cats That You Must Know:

1. Cats have about 30 teeth in its mouth.

2. Cats sleep the longest among other animals, about 16 hours.

3. Cats with white fur and blue eyes are usually born deaf, although they developed other senses instead.
Facts About Cats

4. In the animal kingdom, cats IQ can only be bypassed by monkeys and chimpanzees were Angora cats or Persian cats are very clever.

5. Cats are more likely to survive if dropped from the 20th floor instead of the floor 7. The reason is because the cat takes the equivalent of eight levels to realize what was happening, calm and correct position

6. Equal to the frequency of the diesel engine is not working, cat muttering 26 rev / sec

7. The cat's whiskers are very sensitive and can sense changes in air pressure that even the small ones. This capability makes the cat can use it as an alternative guide to move in the dark when cat can not see.

8. All cats walk on tiptoe, including Angora cat or Persian cat.

9. Although cats have five fingers on the front foot, they only had 4 fingers on the back foot. However, in some cats can be born with lots of fingers to the bone even with an additional 7.

10. At 6-month-old cat, was equivalent to 10 human years of age.

11. If you need UV light to see, just use cat urine, because urine they glowed in the dark.

12. Do you know, cats (Felis Catus silvestrid-), especially the cat house is one of the most powerful predators in the world. Cats are capable of killing or eating several thousand species, beat the big cats (such as lions, tigers, and the like) are only able to prey on less than 100 species. However, because of its size is small, it is not harmful to humans. But still it is very dangerous if a cat is infected with rabies.

13 Cats have been associated with human life since at least 3500 years ago. When the ancient Egyptians have been using the cat to repel rodents and rodent pests other than their crop. But, believe it or not, in this world there is only 1% of the world's cat population that includes a pure race or cat. The rest is the result of mixing of different cat or a regular race that we call the cat home. Therefore, cats cat races including the most sought after and expensive.

14. In Indonesia, the cat is often written with the word "Meow". In the English language used in the United States, the cat is often written with a "Meow". In the UK alone, the cat is written "Miaow".

15. Cats typically weigh between 2.5 to 7 kg and rarely exceed 10 kg, except for being fed too much, the pussy can reach 23 kg body weight. In captivity, cats can live for 15 to 20 years, where the oldest cat ever known was 36 years old! Wild cats that live in the modern urban environment can only live for 2 years or even less than that.

16. Cats are very clean, including animals. They often take care of themselves by licking their hair. Their saliva is a powerful cleaning agent. but can trigger allergies in humans. Sometimes a kind of cat vomit hairball or a roll of hair collected in his stomach. Meanwhile, the cat can save energy by sleeping more often than any other animal. Older cats sleep varies between 12-16 hours per day, with an average 13-14 hours. But not rare cat who slept for 20 hours in a day.


17. Believe it or not, in the middle ages cats are considered associated with witches and often killed by fire and thrown from a high place. Some historians believe that the outbreak of the Black Death or bubonic plague spread rapidly in Europe in the 14th century was due to superstition. That is because the number of cat killings carried out thus increasing the population of mice carrying the bubonic plague.

18. Is the smallest type of cat spots are found in Sri Lanka. Half the size of a cat home. While the largest cat is a tiger. Male Siberian tiger or Amur tigers have the overall body length of more than 3m (10 ft) and weight up to 300kg (660 lb).

19. Meow! Cats purr village every 26 times per second, equal to the frequency of diesel engine idling. Cats can hear frekswensi village voice up to 65 kHz, while the men up to 20 kHz. The ability of sense of smell 14 times stronger than human olfactory.

20. In the eyes of a cat no reflective layer called the tapetum lucidum, which causes the cat's eyes glow at night. This reflecting layer absorbs light 6 times more powerful than the human eye, allowing the cat to be able to see in the dark.

21. Cats step with both his left foot, while on the run when using both his right leg. The only animals that do this are the giraffe and the camel.

22. Rare cats. It's types cat is the most widely village, but there is also a very rare cat types in danger of extinction even in the face of the earth. There are only about 250 civet cats are similar in Malabar, Asia is struggling from extinction. Iriomote cat, found in the Japanese archipelago Iriomotejima, with less than 100 individuals.