Wednesday, August 24, 2011

10 Interesting Facts About Cats


1. Every year, nearly four million cats are eaten in Asia.

2. Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10.

3. Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually.

4. Approximately 1/3 of cat owners think their pets are able to read their minds.

5. In the 1750s, Europeans introduced cats into the Americas to control pests.

6. The normal body temperature of a cat is between 100.5 ° and 102.5 °F.

7. A cat’s heart beats nearly twice as fast as a human heart.

8. Cats don’t have sweat glands over their bodies like humans do.

9. A cat almost never meows at another cat, mostly just humans.

10. Smuggling a cat out of ancient Egypt was punishable by death.

37 comments:

  1. Wow those asians sure love cats hahaha and also 100 sounds? ive heard 5, tops.

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  2. Why do cats meow?

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  3. 4 million!!!! that's unbelievable. what's your source here? not that i actually don't believe it, i'm just curious

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  4. I'm from Vietnam and people here eat cats daily and that disgusts me very much.

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  5. Are you sure they eat cats in Asia? I was just in China and I couldn't find cat meat in any of the cities we visited.

    Because had we found any, I would have ate some just so I could say I've eaten it before.

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  6. I would love to have a cat, but i can't :(

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  7. thanks for sharing this with us
    data very interesting :D
    nice post

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  8. nice facts!
    i am one of three who believed my cat could read my mind when i was younger :D

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  9. Interesting and also disturbing, I'm looking at you #1.

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  10. To learn more about cats, visit Chest Kittens.

    :)

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  11. im part of that 1/3 of pet owners

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  12. I agree with nowaysj, you must check out Chest Kittens, all the facts you need about our feline friends!

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  13. that's interesting. cats only meow at humans. they are the slave drivers indeed!

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  14. Number 9 was especially interesting. I wonder how they communicate to each other then.

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  15. haha thats sooooo cool... crazy people!

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  16. "Smuggling a cat out of ancient Egypt was punishable by death" Whaat? D:
    That's insane D:

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  17. great post
    i like your blog (:
    +follow

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  18. Damn them asians >.>
    I've noticed how fast a cat's heart beats, it's kind of amazing.

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  19. My cats just meow when their hungry ¬.¬

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  20. Are cats still gods in Egypt? Is that why #10? haha. +1 following

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  21. Loved the 10th fact. Cats used to be an avatar of Anubis. Or did I get it wrong? God of Death.

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  22. i loce cats and great blog + following

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  23. Does them taste like chicken?

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  24. It's cool how they only meow at humans.. lots of interesting things!

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