CAT FACTS

Healthy cats have eyes that are bright, clear, focused, and free of any gooey discharge.

Top cats in the United States, according to the Cat Fancier's Association are Perisans, Maine Coons, and Siamese.

Sir Isaac Newton, discoverer of the principles of gravity, also invented the cat door.

Cat toys help kittens develop fun-loving personalities as well as strong muscular coordination.

Never leave your cat unattended in a parked car. On warm day, the temperature in your car can rise to 160 degrees F in a matter of minutes, even with the window opened slightly.

Cats can hear higher sounds than humans, but they cannot disriminate sounds quite as well as we can. Our ears are farther aprt, allowing our brain to "triangulate" on the source of the noise with more accuracy than the cat.

People who care for pets live longer and have fewer heart attacks. Their pets live longer, too.

Cats rely mostly on their paws and whiskers to inform them about the texture of the world.

Contrary to popular belief, cats cannot see in the dark. However, with any light available, cats can see six times better in the dark than humans.

Unlike many animals, cats can watch television--and they do--following the on-screen action with their eyes and heads.

Cats were declared sacred in Japan in about 1000 A.D., and were kept in the lap of luxury.

Kittens may start feeding on their own when they are about three weeks old, but they are not fully weaned until about two months of age.

When the air temperature reaches about 97 degrees F, a cat will pant to cool himself. While cats do not have sweat glands in the pads of their feet and in a variety of locations on their bodies, sweating is not a temperature-regulating mechanism.

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