Category Archives: Cat Facts
Cats can lose an equivalent amount of fluid from their saliva while grooming as they can through peeing
Rule of Even Numbers
It is supposedly ideal to have cats in multiples of two to even (literally) out the playing.
Cats have been domesticated for half as long as dogs
And yet they are more popular than those canines…
It’s not an amino acid but it’s an organic acid that is found in animal tissues to regulate some bodily functions. Carnivorous animals, such as cats, cannot produce this on their own and have to obtain it strictly from their … Continue reading
Cat jaws can only move vertically, or up & down
Humans and dogs can move laterally/horizontally, or side to side.
Neutering your male cat can improve his quality and length of his life. Examples: he won’t pee/mark his territory (like the shoes in the corner of your closet that you know have been marked but have been too lazy to … Continue reading
If you spay a female cat before she starts to go into heat (or blossoms into a mature female cat), you can greatly reduce the risk of mammary cancer and uterine disease. Please spay your cats! It could save their … Continue reading
Most people think they are allergic to cat fur/dander or saliva or urine. However, they are actually allergic to a fatty substance excreted by cats called sebum. Males shed this allergen more than females but males that are neutered will … Continue reading
World War I Cats
During WWI, soldiers had pet cats with them in the trenches to hunt/kill mice.