- Your cat’s front paws have 5 toes ... the back paws have 4 toes!
- Cat’s cannot detect sweet things as their taste buds don’t recognise sugar!
- Isaac Newton invented the cat flap door!
- Your cat can see in the dark
- Your cat purrs at the same frequency as an idling diesel engine – around 26 purrs per second!
- Your cat purrs continuously by flowing air past the voice box during both inhalation and exhalation
- Your cat can hear ultrasonic sounds – rodents use these sounds to communicate. Your cat can hear them but dogs and humans can’t!
- Your cat uses its whiskers to gauge whether or not they can fit through an opening. Furthermore your cats collarbone does not connect to any other bones but instead sits buried in muscle. This makes it easier for your cat to fit through tight spaces.
- Cat’s can run at 30 mph - Usain Bolts top speed on 100m is 27 mph!
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