19 facts you still don't know about cats!

Cats take pride of place among our Pets. They won our hearts with his affection, intelligence and independence. But these cute animals have their secrets. Here are the secrets Website and you are going to uncover. Chances are that after that you have other eyes will look at his cute furry friend.

1. Many people know that cats love to sleep, but not everyone knows that cats spend sleeping, about 70% of his life.

2. If you're in Disneyland, pay attention, how many mice and rats (of course not counting themselves Mickey mouse and Mini mouse) you'll meet out there. Most likely, you will not meet at all. After all, in the Park live 200 cats, whose job is to eliminate any rodents.

3. People can't drink sea water, but cats can. Their kidneys filter out the salt.

4. It is believed that cats can hear ultrasonic noises. This means that they understand ultrasonic "language" of rodents and dolphins.

5. The most expensive pet cat is a cat named Zeus — a mix of Asian leopard cats (90%) and short-haired domestic (10%). For Zeus asking $154 000. However, there are doubts, whether it is reasonable to request the same price.

6. Documented, it was confirmed that domestic cats can reach speeds of 48 km\h. Thus, the cat would have won the race even the world champion.

7. In Russia, the United States and some other countries a black cat is considered a harbinger of failure, but in the UK and Australia believe that it brings good luck.

8. There were cases when cats were able to survive the fall onto concrete from a staggering height. The record here unquestionably is the cat that fell from the 46th floor of a residential building and survived.

9. It is assumed that cats have magnetized cells in the brain that act as a compass. Therefore, they can easily find their way home.

10. When dealing with people cats can use different tones of your voice. In fact, they say that the more you talk with your cat the more your cat meows something at you.

11. By the way, cats make about 100 different sounds, dogs only 10.

12. Cat Stubbs is the honorary mayor of Talkeetna area, Alaska, United States, occupying the post since 1997. And in 2013, another cat ran for mayor of Mexico city. Thank God, about cats-presidents, heard nothing yet.

13. Cats are not guided by taste sweets, they don't feel it.

14. The world's largest domestic cat has a length of 123 cm

15. Adult cats only meow when communicating with humans.

16. For the most part, cats are lactose intolerant. So, milk them the wrong food.

17. Domestic cats are excellent hunters. Stray cats have contributed to the extinction of 33 different species of small rodents and birds. No wonder they were included in the list of the 100 most predatory animals on the planet.

18. According to research, the cat's brain is 90% identical to the human.

19. Although it is believed that cats were domesticated by the ancient Egyptians, the recent discovery casts doubt on this fact. The remains of a domestic cat was found in the tomb during the excavations in Cyprus. The approximate age of this burial is 9.5 thousand years. So the remains of the oldest domestic cat almost 4000 years older than the images of this animal, which left us by the Egyptians.

via mixstuff.ru/archives/116542


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